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Best Exercises for Chronic Low Back Pain

Based on simple statistics, we’ve ALL had (or at least will have) some form of low back pain (LBP) at some point in our lives. The term “chronic” applies to LBP that’s been present for at least three months. It has been consistently reported that LBP becomes increasingly difficult to resolve when it persists for […]

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Why Rear Facing Car Seats Are Better for Under 2 Year Olds

Why Rear Facing Car Seats Are Better for Under 2 Year Olds

Rear facing car seats for children up to the age of 2 are of paramount importance. Studies have shown that rear facing car seats are far more effective up until this age and separate studies focusing on 1 year olds even compliment these studies. So why is this? Consider this video: You can clearly see […]

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How We Can Treat Shoulder Pain in New York

One of the biggest patient concerns we see in our midtown practice in New York is patients with shoulder pain. It has become more and more frequent and we are treating more and more patients with it. Fortunately, we do have the tools to help with it through chiropractic care and specific adjustments and therapies […]

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A Deeper Look into Headaches

Headaches are REALLY common! In fact, two out of three children will have a headache by the time they are fifteen years old, and more than 90% of adults will experience a headache at some point in their life. It appears safe to say that almost ALL of us will have firsthand knowledge of what […]

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How to Make Standing Desks Even Better for Your Back

Standing desk

One of the biggest complaints regarding low back pain comes from office workers. Typically, this demographic spends many hours of the day sitting down and the pressures exerted on the lower back manifest in many ways. At Back and Body NY we always suggest taking frequent breaks or stretching or going for short walks every […]

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Summary of Our Regenerative Medicine Therapies

Regenerative Therapy

Regenerative medicine has arrived at Back & Body and is available at our Springfield New Jersey practice. For our New York patients, we can still help you if you want to try this treatment, call us 212-371-2000 to learn how. Dr Dormer MD., is heading up our regenerative medicine program at our Springfield practice and […]

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Radicular Arm Pain 4 Ways We Can Treat in Manhattan

Radicular Arm Pain 4 Ways We Can Treat in Springfield

Radicular pain is pain that is felt on part of the body, but its source originates elsewhere. It’s sometimes difficult to diagnose so a systematic approach is required to locate the actual problem. Irritated nerves is one of the most common reasons for radicular pain as an infringed nerve in the shoulder may cause problems […]

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Regenerative Medicine Products Used at Back and Body

You may remember, we have launched our new regenerative medicine therapy at our Springfield branch at Back and Body. We’ve given you some info about how it works and who will be administrating it at our location. The two products we’ll be offering to begin with are PolycyteTM jelly and CorecyteTM jelly. Over time we […]

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Student Chiropractors at Back & Body

Brad is in his final year of chiropractic school. Dr Perna’s unique and successful approach to collaborative care often has our practice shadowed by chiropractors and physical therapists through out the year. Brad was ambitious and we offered him a summer position. Yesterday was Brad’s last day with us as he will be returning to […]

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Can Chiropractic Prevent Some Types of Arthritis?

This question is asked frequently by patients visiting chiropractors.To answer this question, let’s first talk about, “what is arthritis?”The word “arthritis” is derived from “arth-” meaning “joint” and “-itis” meaning “inflammation.”Hence, arthritis is basically swelling in the joint.Many types of arthritis have been identified—in fact, over 100!Some types of arthritis are primary (not caused by […]

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