Diary of a NJ Chiropractor

Five ways to reduce your risk of prostate cancer.

Five ways to reduce your risk of prostate cancer. Prostate cancer frequency in men is relatively low, however, if you do the right things for yourself, you are less likely do develop prostate cancer. Mens health looked at different studies and data regarding the condition and found that science supported lifestyle changes are helpful in reducing the risk of developing prostate cancer. Check out the article below 5 Ways to Protect Your Prostate Sex really is a science-tested healthy prostate strategy. Plus four other simple ways to keep prostate cancer away. BY JIM THORNTON JAN 14, 2019 When it comes Read More »

Fasting diets; is this a better way to stay healthy and lose the weight?

Fasting diets; is this a better way to stay healthy and lose the weight? Fasting diets are the new rage.  Celebrities such as Kourtney Kardashian and the musical artist Moby have been telling their twitter feeds about the benefits of their fasting protocols. Science is trying to catch up with the craze and there are benefits which may include more cells being renewed within the body which is healthy for us, lower rates of cancer and of course lower body fat.   People who calorie restrict also claim that it helps them improve their mental clarity as well. There are Read More »

Singer Annie Lennox, of Eurythmics fame suffer’s from lower back pain.

Singer Annie Lennox, singer, of Eurythmics fame suffers from lower back pain. For those of you who remember the band, the Eurythmics, Annie Lennox was the lead singer and then went off to have a successful solo career. She explains, in an interview in The Scotsman, a Scottish newspaper that her problems with back pain began in 1988. Apparently, she was at an AIDS conference in 2008 in Mexico, when she was struck down with acute lower back spasms. She had to cancel her future appearances at the time and was taken off the plane in a wheelchair, and was Read More »

Is your doctor referring you to the best and most cost effective provider for back and neck pain?

Is your doctor referring you to the best and most cost effective provider for back and neck pain? If you have pain, you may visit your medical provider first.  A growing trend is that older providers are selling their practices to local hospitals and hospital systems, preferring to leave behind the problems related to running a practice and instead becoming an employee. Some younger providers are going to work for large systems, avoiding the risk of starting and running a medical practice. Health care providers know that they have quotas for the amount of patients they see daily.  They had Read More »

Myofascial release treatment for the relief of neck and back pain has the support of the scientific community according to the British Medical Journal.

Myofascial release treatment for the relief of neck and  back pain has the support of the scientific community according to the British Medical Journal. Myofascial release has a growing body of evidence that supports its use in the treatment of neck, back and other types of pain commonly found in athletes and non athletes alike. Years ago, the fascial system was largely ignored when physicians participated in anatomy lab.  It was once thought that different muscles did different things depending on where they connected to.   Books such as Warfel carefully described the origins and insertions of muscles so doctors Read More »