Diary of a NJ Chiropractor

Intermittent fasting? Research suggests you pay attention to your biological clock.

Intermittent fasting? Research suggests you pay attention to your biological clock. Intermittent fasting has grown in popularity. There are different theories on how you should do this, but new research suggests that your biological clock should dictate how you do it. According to a new study published in the journal PLoS Biology by biological science researchers at Vanderbilt, the answer to eating (or fasting) windows lies in the circadian rhythms of the body’s biological clock. According to the National Institutes of Health, are Circadian rhythms are physical, mental, and behavioral changes that follow a daily cycle. They respond primarily to Read More »

What you need to know about knee pain video featuring William D. Charschan DC,CCSP

What you need to know about knee pain video featuring William D. Charschan DC, CCSP If you have ever experienced knee pain, you know how frustrating it is to find a solution to this common problem. Studies from both the New England Journal of Medicine as well as the British Medical Journal that looked at 40 years of the meniscus and other surgeries for knees.  These retrospective papers show that these efforts have not improved people’s knees and may have resulted in many secondary surgeries and knee replacements years later.  Basically, long term, this approach shows little benefit to the Read More »

Corona Virus (Covid19), how should you navigate this for you and your family? Updated 3-29-2020.

Corona Virus (Covid19), how should you navigate this for you and your family? Updated 3-29-2020. The Coronavirus (Covid19) infection has affected many of our lives, with school and college closings, concerts and other social gatherings being canceled or postponed. This is uncharted territory for the United States and many other countries.   The idea of self-quarantine and social distancing is to reduce the spread of the infections which can range from mild to severe depending on your health. The reason behind the quarantine is to slow the rate of infection so our healthcare system can be capable of caring for those Read More »

Increasing Mobility With Chiropractic Care

Increasing Mobility With Chiropractic Care Whether you are walking to the kitchen for a late-night snack or taking an emergency bathroom break, you don’t realize how much work your body’s joints go through on a day to day basis until mobility is stunted. We are here to help! We will address what can cause lower back pain, mobility issues, and how to increase mobility with chiropractic care! So without further ado, let’s get started! What Causes the Loss of Mobility? Patients, no matter the age, will report having a sudden spike in back pain, even when completing a simple everyday task! Read More »

Here’s how to remove pesticides from fruit.

Here’s how to remove pesticides from fruit. Pesticides are used to make sure fruit makes it to market without being destroyed by bugs.    While most of us have been exposed to these chemicals over the years, the cumulative effect is not healthy for us. I found this article published in Popular Science that shows how to fully remove pesticides from the fruit you eat. It may not be enough to rinse the fruit thoroughly as many of us do in a colander. Check out this article on the right way to remove pesticides from the fruit you eat. How Read More »