Tag: back pain

5 Tips to Treat Back Pain for Office Workers, a guest post

5 Tips to Treat Back Pain for Office Workers, a guest post 9 to 5 jobs have shifted people from breaking rocks to preparing reports, sitting behind a desk for hours. If you have a similar job, you might be among the 80% who suffers from back pain. Back pain is the second-most common cause of office workers missing workdays. Eight out of ten people suffer from back pain at some point in their lives. Cause of concern Back pain that lasts more than three months is considered chronic and has the ability to impair the physical body. Chronic pain Read More »

What is Causing my Back Pain? Slipped Disc, Bulging Disk, or Herniated disc, a guest post

What is Causing my Back Pain? Slipped Disc, Bulging Disk, or Herniated disc, a guest post. The phrase “slipped disc” describes misalignment of the discs that are stacked between the vertebrae and absorb shock in the spine. Slipped discs can either be “bulging” or “herniated”—terms that describe different degrees of the same essential problem. While “bulging” discs have been damaged to the point where they have flattened out and lost some of their shape, “herniated” discs have degenerated to a greater degree, where their exterior wall is torn open and some of their inner material is either displaced or is Read More »

Chiropractic lower back pain treatment patients experience more relief, less disability, and higher patient satisfaction according to a new study in JAMA.

Chiropractic lower back pain treatment patients experience more relief, less disability, and higher patient satisfaction according to a new study in JAMA. The Journal of the American Medical Association’s latest paper on back pain states that chiropractic back pain patients in conjunction with their medical care experience more relief, less disability, and higher patient satisfaction when compared to medical care alone (1) with lower back pain treatment.  You can read the summary of the study here. This study was done on members of the armed forces at Veteran’s Administration facilities which has been gradually ramping up their utilization of doctors of chiropractic who Read More »

A family chiropractic office you and your loved ones can rely on.

A family chiropractic office you and your loved ones can rely on. Charschan Chiropractic and sports injury associates, with locations in Scotch Plains and North Brunswick has been the family chiropractic office choice for thousands of families in Middlesex and Union counties. We have been helping families with their back, neck, sciatica, disc and extremity related problems for over 30 years.  We believe that educated healthcare consumers will choose a well rounded chiropractic office for that purpose. Our office is primary care for the musculoskeletal system, sometimes known as primary spine. Our office treats young children and adults as well as elderly adults.   We have Read More »

Who is the chiropractor near me in Scotch Plains and North Brunswick, NJ?

Who is the chiropractor near me in Scotch Plains and North Brunswick NJ? There are many reasons to choose a chiropractor, but whom should you choose?  Often, people will type in the words chiropractor near me to find out who is closest and reviews may or may not be helpful since some of the best chiropractors have few reviews on line. For many of us, it is important to find someone who is in our insurance plan, yet for others, a personal referral is desirable and yet for others, it is finding the person who can understand why they hurt.   Finding Read More »