Diary of a NJ Chiropractor

Thinking of running your first 5k? Here is some great advice on how to do it and succeed.

Thinking of running your first 5k? Here is some great advice on how to do it and succeed. If you have never run long distances before, a 5k is a great first goal.   Getting started is the hard part as you develop your lung capacity and endurance. We are all built differently and some of us are naturally built for speed while others may have to work harder at it. Getting started is the hard part.  After you purchase a good pair of running shoes, what should you do next? Here is some great advice from a certified trainer who Read More »

Why resistance training is so effective for weight loss.

Why resistance training is so effective for weight loss. Many people who are trying to lose weight will add exercise to improve their overall fitness as well as accelerate weight loss. The type of exercise you do can make a difference between burning fat and calories or your body making you feel hungrier and want to consume more. Aerobic and anaerobic type training such as running and other types of cardio can help you burn calories but it will also increase your appetite.   Resistance training on the other hand like lifting weights in the gym will help you burn the Read More »

Heart transplant for a human from a genetically modified pig?

Heart transplant for a human from a genetically modified pig? If you think you’ve seen everything, here is the latest idea on solving the problem of where to find a healthy heart to transplant. Scientists have performed their first transplant of a genetically modified pig heart into a human. According to the NY Times, the 8-hour operation was a success and the patient had a normal pulse and heartbeat.    Genetic modification reduces the risk of tissue rejection which can happen even with a great match. Apparently, the patient had no rejection after 48 hours which is a great sign.  Read More »

Check out this ergonomically designed snow shovel

Check out this ergonomically designed snow shovel Winter is here and we have already experienced the season’s first snow with more to come.   Other than sharing with you the best ways to shovel and remove snow, an ergonomic shovel can help you prevent the next injury. Check out this new design called the Temper Ergonomic Mountain Mover Snow Shovel.  It is available for under 30 dollars through Home depot and it helps take the load off your back especially with wet snow.  Check out the article below. Why We Love the True Temper Ergonomic Mountain Mover Snow Shovel By Eve Read More »

Prenatal chiropractic care for drug free pain relief during pregnancy

Prenatal chiropractic care for drug-free pain relief during pregnancy. Pregnancy can be easy or difficult depending on many factors including luck, your genetics, your hormones, and your body style. Prenatal chiropractic care can improve your pregnancy and post-pregnancy experience. Some women experience nausea and other symptoms while others glide through the entire process unscathed. Others, have terrible sciatic pain, back pain, hand numbness, and shoulder pain and suffered needlessly because they did not know there was a natural way to get relief. Giving birth can be easy or difficult depending on the size of the baby, the mother’s fitness, pelvis Read More »