Diary of a NJ Chiropractor

Dr. William Charschan is now a certified medical examiner for the Department of Transportation and will offer DOT evaluations for Truck Drivers.

Dr. William Charschan is now a certified medical examiner for the Department of Transportation and will offer DOT evaluations for Truck Drivers. If you are a truck driver, you are required to have an evaluation to evaluate your fitness for driving the vehicle.   These evaluations must be done minimally every two years to evaluate a drivers fitness for duty and level of safety when driving a large vehicle. DOT evaluations are required by law for intra and interstate drivers of large vehicles. Bus and truck drivers are required by the Department of Transportation to have these examinations. We are now Read More »

8 Effective Ways to Deal with Rheumatic Diseases, a guest post

8 Effective Ways to Deal with Rheumatic Diseases, a guest post You will be shocked to know that musculoskeletal and rheumatic conditions are responsible for over 150 diseases. In broader terms, we can easily categorize them as joint diseases, spinal problems, physical disability, and trauma. These conditions occur when your immune system acts weirdly and starts attacking your own tissues. Doctors are still working to find the causes behind this but some of them attribute this condition to your genes. If you’re suffering from any of the rheumatic conditions, you must know that you’re not alone. Around 50 million people Read More »

9 reasons that apricots can help you stay healthier.

9 reasons that apricots can help you stay healthier. Apricots are a delicious fruit.  Most markets have them but did you know that they are really healthy to eat as well? Smaller than a peach, but as tart as some plumbs, they are full of nutrients including beta carotene and vitamins A, C, and E. They’re also high in a group of polyphenol antioxidants called flavonoids, which can protect you from diabetes as well as heart disease. They are naturally low in calories as well and you can easily have two of these small fruits and still stay on your Read More »

Pre-denial of care is the new normal; how patients can fight and win against bad behavior from big health insurers.

Pre-denial of care is the new normal; how patients can fight and win against bad behavior from big health insurers. Has your doctor ever told you that your care, or your test has to be pre-certified? Pre-certification is required for common tests such as an MRI and other advanced diagnostic test.  Pre-certification has effectively been used to decrease the amount of tests ordered simply because doctors for years have ordered too many tests. It is not common for Magellan or for other companies who are hired by large insurance companies to be the gatekeepers for tests that may cost $800 dollars Read More »

What Is Functional Nutrition? A guest post.

What Is Functional Nutrition? A guest post. Functional nutrition is not a discipline that everyone can master. Every human is unique, with our own genetic make-up, health history, lifestyle and emotional state. Because of that, we all require a customized plan for achieving and sustaining optimal health. About Functional Nutrition Functional Nutrition is nutrition-based care that focuses on building your health by restoring the proper physiological functioning of the body. When you have multiple symptoms they are clues to the ways in which your body is not working the way it should be. Rather than concealing those symptoms with natural Read More »