Shoulder Pain and How we can Address it in New York

man with shoulder pain

Shoulder Pain Today we are going to be talking about Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, the three components of it, and how to treat it.  The first type is tyrael TOS. This is a non radicular symptom, meaning that it’s going down the entire arm. When this happens, we get the five p’s: pain, pallor, paresthesia, paralysis, […]

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Quality of Life vs Quantity of Life in New York

Quality of Life v

How long we can live a healthy life is important, because living longer does not always mean living better. About one in five people live until they’re 100, but this doesn’t always mean they’re healthy. From 1990 to 2017, life expectancy has gone up by about 10 years, but everyone has a chronological age and […]

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E-Cigarettes: How Safe are they?

How safe are e-cigrarettes?

E-cigarettes have certainly taken the market by storm. They were once dubbed an answer for smokers to quit the real thing, but still keep up the habit on something healthier. But are they really healthier? And are they attracting the younger generation and encouraging them to smoke? Let’s find out what the dangers of e-cigarettes […]

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How to Avoid Whiplash in New York

How to Avoid Whiplash in New York

Did you know that your car seat can affect the likelihood of injuring your neck in an auto accident? Well we are going to be discussing the chances in today’s article. Today’s study comes from Active Bioengineering and Biomechanics Journal from February 2017. It notes that most studies for whiplash look at the likelihood of […]

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Stretching Doesn’t Mean You Can Skip the Chiropractor

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I encourage all of you reading to maintain a regimen of stretching regularly.  But I need to tell you that stretching doesn’t mean you can skip the chiropractor. You may be the most enthusiastic stretcher in the world.  You may be able to make your back pop.  But you still need to visit a chiropractor […]

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Eat, Drink and Be Wary: The Health Risks of Overindulging

a table full of food

Everyone loves to eat and drink.  Food and drink are part of most Holidays, festivals and vacations.  And with vacation time coming at us, we know we’re going to be tempted to overindulge. The old saying goes, “A moment on the lips, a lifetime on the hips” and that’s the horrible truth.  But in the […]

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Can What You Eat Affect Arthritis?

Can your diet lead to early onset arthritis?  Interesting question as certain food types can reduce inflammation. Today’s research asks the question “Does diet cause arthritis?” The research done in April of 2017 looked at people who had a diet of high fatty acids, specifically a 20 percent saturated fatty acid diet with simple carbs. […]

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Frequency and Severity of Low Back Pain in Nurses

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No one works harder than nurses.  These unsung heroes of the healthcare sector spend a lot of time on their feet, making them extremely prone to low back pain. Nurses suffer from this condition at a rate of between 40% to 97.9%, according to study conducted at the University Cukurova, in Turkey by Dr. Gursel […]

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Why Kinesiology Tape Helps Reduce Swelling and Bruising Quicker

kinesio tape treatment

Kinesiology is the science of biomechanics.  Addressing physiological and psychological factors, Kinesiology examines how patients move and the way this affects the body’s overall function. The tape used in kinesiology is used to promote ideal alignment by supporting muscles.  It’s also used in the healing process and to prevent re-injury or new injuries. How It […]

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Set for Life: Why Your Kids Should Get a Chiropractic Adjustment

a boy with backache

A lot of you reading may not think about chiropractic as a pediatric specialty.  But the benefits of chiropractic for kids are numerous. This post:   set for life:  why your kids should get a chiropractic adjustment, will serve to demystify the subject and share with you why taking your littles to the chiropractor is a […]

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