Category: About Us

I just bent over and hurt lower back

I just bent over and hurt lower back I just bent over in the shower and my lower back locked up She was in visiting her daughter, from Germany over the past few months. She stated that she bent over to pick up the soap in the shower and the lower back locked up. How often does this happen I asked. A few times a year she stated. She often just waits for it to go away. Her daughter said that her hip always sticks out to the side and as soon as this happened, she called to have her Read More »

Why Choose Us?

Cost Effective – Affordable – Get the help you need now Why Choose Us Why choose Charschan chiropractic and sports injury associates? We look at you, not just the symptoms you arrived with. Problems such as knee pain, elbow pain, neck pain as well as others often involve other areas of the body. We look outside the box and show you why things hurt because we understand it. Better diagnosis = better and more cost effective outcomes. We work with the myofascial system using treatments such as myofascial release (trained in Active Release Techniques ®) and Graston Technique, the root Read More »

Donna Lebowitz

About three years ago I was diagnosed with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome by an orthopedist. He put my wrist in a night cast and a wrist support during the day. He told me if this did not help I would need surgery. As time passed not only did my right wrist get worse, my left wrist started to hurt also. My livelihood consists of typing on the computer, and I needed pain free wrists. I stalled long enough and did not want surgery. When I heard of Dr. Charschan and his technique with Active Release I was skeptical because I had Read More »

Q & A

My friend tells me chiropractors crack bones, is that right? Actually, chiropractors are specialists who perform manipulation of the spinal and extremity joints to enhance joint function. Dr. Palmer who cured a janitor of his hearing loss problem utilizing joint manipulation (the chiropractic adjustment) to the patient’s neck started the profession in 1895. The patient’s hearing returned and thus was the beginnings of our profession. Actually, bone setting has been around for thousands of years as well as the idea of care for the human frame. Today’s chiropractor approaches this type of treatment scientifically, restoring joint function to normal, which Read More »

Dr. Charschan’s Profile

A Certified Sports Physician and the Medical Director for USA Track and Field New Jersey, Dr. Bill Charschan is a licensed and board certified physician of chiropractic medicine with a background in mechanical engineering. That may seem odd. However, the body is a marvelous machine and Dr. Charschan saw the connection and ran with it. Read Dr. Charschan’s blog Diary of a NJ Chiropractor for great articles concerning today’s top healthcare issues. Read More » Read More »