Make 2021 the Year of Preventative Health

January 15, 2021 | Comments Off on Make 2021 the Year of Preventative Health

What is trending more than health in 2021? And what is more important than your health in 2021? Trending aside, this new year is awash with possibilities for improving your health on a holistic scale. At Associates In Chiropractic, we are concerned with two parts of holistic wellness: Preventative healthcareMusculoskeletal medicine We focus on using…

Sleeping Like a Baby: Using Sleep Posture to Control Back Pain

January 9, 2021 | Comments Off on Sleeping Like a Baby: Using Sleep Posture to Control Back Pain

Sleep is supposed to help not hurt Sleep, and in particular deep REM sleep, is responsible for restoration. It is the time in which blood flow redirects its focus  to the muscles, which are provided with an increased surge of oxygen and nutrients necessary for repair and rebuilding. And while it can be difficult enough…

Let your Racket do the Talking: Chiropractic’s Role in Tennis

December 31, 2020 | Comments Off on Let your Racket do the Talking: Chiropractic’s Role in Tennis

Tennis is one of our favorite sports From a chiropractor’s perspective, tennis is one of the best sports out there: it allows us to improve physical fitness and coordination without the inherent danger of a high-impact sport like football. The tennis court is a place of social interaction that draws us out of our lazy…

An Action Plan for Avoiding Workplace Injuries

December 25, 2020 | Comments Off on An Action Plan for Avoiding Workplace Injuries

Work-related musculoskeletal injuries are on the rise The repetitive trauma involved in office work is rampant. From typing on different devices, to sitting in the same position for hours on end, give your body the credit it deserves- this is no mean feat. The most common overuse injuries in a workplace setting include: Carpal tunnel…

Tight Hips Lead to Poor Posture

December 19, 2020 | Comments Off on Tight Hips Lead to Poor Posture

Tight hips are symptomatic of a sit-heavy lifestyle The more we sit, the tighter our hip flexors become. This group of five muscles connects the femur to the pelvis and forms a crucial connection between the upper and lower body. As we sit, the hip flexors remain overly-contracted and lose their flexibility. Over time, the…

Surviving Your Daily Commute: A Hand-guide

December 11, 2020 | Comments Off on Surviving Your Daily Commute: A Hand-guide

Commutes take a toll on the spine Depending on who you are, and where you are, you may represent the average commuter in the Teaneck, NJ area, who spends 55 minutes per day commuting. With an average commute time of 55 minutes, Teaneck ranked 5th highest on the list, which considered towns and cities with…

The Pain of Sitting All Day

December 4, 2020 | Comments Off on The Pain of Sitting All Day

Sitting all day is unnatural Humans weren’t made to just sit. We were made to stand, to walk, run, jump, twist, turn, bend, lay down, roll, crawl, climb, squat, and maybe, for a few minutes a day, to sit. But at a certain point in (very recent) history, our jobs became seated, our entertainment became…

Chiropractic for Seniors: The Simple Truth

November 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Chiropractic for Seniors: The Simple Truth

One of the greatest challenges facing seniors is mobility Starting during our thirties, all of us begin to lose bone and muscle mass. The rate at which this loss occurs is affected by many factors including level of activity, adherence to strength training, and diet. But after age 60, the rate of loss ramps up…

Vegetables at the Thanksgiving Table

November 20, 2020 | Comments Off on Vegetables at the Thanksgiving Table

We all know the prototypical dishes that occupy a Thanksgiving table and many of us, although it’s true social distancing will be in order, still plan on preparing some sort of special meal for the special holiday weekend. Below, Associates in Chiropractic goes over a few Thanksgiving dishes that incorporate vegetables, which is going to…

Experienced MMA Chiropractor at Your Service

November 10, 2020 | Comments Off on Experienced MMA Chiropractor at Your Service

Did you know that Associates in Chiropractic is an experienced MMA chiropractor and has experience providing effective drug-free treatments for athletes of all ages and all shapes and sizes? Chiropractic treatment has a ton of health benefits that the MMA fighter in particular might be interested in. If you practice martial arts of any kind…