Diary of a NJ Chiropractor

Top 5 Foods and Supplements to Help Recover from Sports Injuries, a guest post from Luke Miller.

Top 5 Foods and Supplements to Help Recover from Sports Injuries, a guest post from Luke Miller. As an athlete, it’s in your job description to push your body to its very limit. Unfortunately, the nature of the human anatomy is such that sports injuries are bound to happen. Whether it is a torn ligament or a broken bone, you can’t stay injury-free forever. But that’s not the hardest part. When you are out injured, you’re itching to get back in the game. You don’t give your body the attention it needs to heal. Ask yourself – would it be Read More »

Usain Bolt’s uneven stride and the NY Times; does symmetry matter in shorter distance sprinters?

Usain Bolt’s uneven stride and the NY Times; does symmetry matter in shorter distance sprinters? In 2012, I reported on Usain Bolt’s 200 meter during the Olympics and how he slowed down around the curve to prevent a back issue.  He still won that race but did not set any records. After writing this blog, he published his memoir which explained that he was treated by a chiropractor for years who helped him overcome a childhood scoliosis and become the fastest sprinter in history to date. The NY Times recently published an article concerning his uneven gait and how he Read More »

JFK had a bad lower back which worsened with each back surgery he had. Did it contribute to his death as well?

JFK had a bad lower back which worsened with each back surgery he had.  Did it contribute to his death as well? JFK , our 35th president was loved by the American People.  He was known for his relationships with Marilyn Monroe as well as his marriage to Jackie Onassis. Recent reports are now talking about his legendary struggles with back pain as well which began when he was in college and resulted in four lower back surgeries which may have worsened his condition.  JFK had a number of other health problems as well but his back pain was the one Read More »

Study shows a good breakfast and a reduction of snacking can reduce weight and improve health.

Study shows a good breakfast and a reduction of snacking can reduce weight and improve health. Some of us eat a good breakfast, while others may either have just a cup of coffee or skip it altogether. A new study being conducted from the Loma Lina University School of Public Health in California just had its findings published in The Journal of Nutrition has found that breakfast is good for us, since it reduces hunger later in the day and may help us lose weight. They also discussed other eating habits and the effects on our weight. Check out the Read More »

Our children need dirt and germ exposure says a new article for a healthy immune system.

Our children need dirt and germ exposure says a new article for a healthy immune system. A few years ago, the world went Prell crazy.  The hand sanitizer was everywhere, and parents were using on their children and on themselves. While the idea of germ free sounds great, the problem is that we need to constantly exercise our immune system.   Our first colds, our first exposure to the elements, to other people and even to those of us who have a cold is important.  Our immune system must be constantly exercised for you to develop immunities to many of the Read More »