Tag: Chiropractic

Chiropractic for pain management on the rise according to recent JAMA study. .

Chiropractic for pain management on the rise according to recent JAMA study. Initial Findings in Recent Jama Article Indicate Use of Chiropractic for Pain Management Increased in 2022 A research letter published on January 25, 2024, in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), provides initial findings from the most recent (2022) survey on the use of complementary health approaches (CHA).1 The findings include data from the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), which conducts interviews both by phone and in-person and has been published in 2002, 2012, and again in 2022. Seven forms of complementary care are included in the latest study: chiropractic, Read More »

NJ workers compensation carriers suffering from high costs; The chiropractic profession is ready to help you afford care again.

High NJ worker’s compensation costs; The chiropractic profession is ready to help everyone afford care again. Worker’s compensation in NJ has been a good old’ boy network of large clinics, mediocre care, unnecessary tests, surgeries, and bureaucracies.  The problem has worsened with hospital and medical group consolidation. The rates for disability per week have increased as did the cost of a medical report or expert fee as well if you decide to sue the carrier for non payment of medically necessary care. In 1990, the worker’s compensation insurers passed a law allowing the insurer to choose who the employee visited Read More »

Chiropractic reduces the need for additional back surgeries according to a new study.

Chiropractic reduces the need for additional back surgeries according to a new study. Most of our patients already know that chiropractic management of lower back pain is effective and when done naturally, can greatly reduce the risk of needing surgery in the future. What happens when you have already had back surgery; can you avoid surgery in the future?   According to a new study, chiropractic management of back pain after surgery reduces the risk of further back surgeries being needed.   It has been my personal experience that post-surgical back pain patients should begin chiropractic care after surgery if they hadn’t Read More »

Fascia Fascia Fascia, a major reason why so many of us experience pain is finally being taken seriously.

Fascia Fascia Fascia, a major reason why so many of us experience pain is finally being taken seriously. The discussion of the fascia begins during our first chiropractic visit with a patient after taking a deep history of their current and previous problems. This rarely happens in most doctors’ offices, but the discussion of fascia may finally be getting its due in the medical realm. For years, scientists have looked at fascia through dissections and until recently, it has been largely ignored by the scientific community. Even when I was in anatomy lab years ago, the fascia was the junk Read More »

Huh; The symptom was knee and ankle pain but the problem was in your upper body.

Huh; The symptom was knee and ankle pain but the problem was in your upper body. Every healthcare practitioner should at one time or another ask themselves “If what I do is so effective, why are our results so uneven” Depending on what your expectations are, healthcare providers are taught about diseases, diagnoses, and treatments for these problems.   They are taught that one size fits all.  A shoulder is a shoulder, a knee is a knee, a foot is a foot, and so on.  This is why we have a specialist for everything model and primary care is no more Read More »