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Healthy Back-To-School Necessities

Posted on 08-31-2016

     Back to school is upon us.  It is the "most wonderful time of the year" for parents, and back to the grind for our teachers.  Right around this time every y...

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Stretching: You're Doing it Wrong.

Posted on 08-23-2016

     Let me set the scene for you:  you arrive at the track ready for an evening run.  A man off to the left, in shorts that are entirely too short, grasps the fence with ...

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Patient Spotlight - August

Posted on 08-09-2016

     Sometimes when injured, one can become a shadow of their former self.  Some succumb to this, but others find it in them to keep pushing.  Our patient spotlig...

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What Is Cupping?

Posted on 08-08-2016

     Last night, eyes from all over the world were locked in on the men's 400m freestyle relay final.  In an edge-of-your-seat thriller, the US Men won gold in dramati...

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What Is Blood Doping

Posted on 08-03-2016

     Chances are that by now you have heard something about blood doping and the Olympics.  Russia is facing a large ban of it’s athletes from this summer’s Olympic...

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NFL Imposes Strict Punishments For Teams Violating Concussion Protocol

Posted on 07-26-2016

     In a recent report by ESPN the NFL, along with the NFL Players Association, have released new and strict punishments for teams who do not follow the mandated concussi...

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Good Luck Justin!

Posted on 07-21-2016

On behalf of all of Team NJSW, we'd like to wish Justin the best of luck...

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Importance of Hydrating Your Body

Posted on 07-19-2016

It is hot out, and I mean HOT!  The dog days of summer are looming ahead and whether you are laying on the beach or soldiering through pre season training camp, everyone could use a...

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Patient Spotlight - July

Posted on 07-11-2016

     Sometimes in life you find truly good people, and sometimes they find you.  Karen is simply a gem.  As a long-time nurse in the Old Bridge School District, K...

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Active Release Technique (ART)

Posted on 06-29-2016

This week Dr. Amna Rahmat, DC takes her shot at guest blogging!  She will be covering Active Release Technique, or ART.  ART is a highly specified manual therapy that can help with even the ...

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PreHab

Posted on 06-21-2016

     What?  Is that even a word?  YES, and it could save you or your child from serious injury.  You've been told ad nauseum about sports injury prevent...

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Why See Your Old Bridge Massage Therapist?

Posted on 06-10-2016

Massage therapy provides natural, holistic healing for patients in need. Seeking help from your Old Bridge massage therapist can help you heal from chronic conditions and painful injuries. At Old ...

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The Youth Concussion Epidemic Is Worse Than Reported

Posted on 06-08-2016

     Well all know that concussions run rampant amongst youth athletes, many going completely undiagnosed.  What is more alarming is the fact that this epidemic may be far wors...

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Patient Spotlight - May

Posted on 06-01-2016

    As dubbed by Sports Illustrated, this is the "Summer of Soccer" with many large scale international soccer tournaments taking place later on this month.  Wha...

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All About The 2016 Central Jersey Concussion Forum

Posted on 05-24-2016

     If you have paid any attention to the news lately, aside from political banter you more than likely have heard something about concussions.  It is a hot-button t...

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Chiropractic On The Sidelines

Posted on 05-10-2016

Chiropractic On The Sidelines     Medicine is forever evolving; it's why every doctor "practices" medicine, and not "works" medicine.  One of t...

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Why Physical Therapy Is As Good As Surgery For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Posted on 05-03-2016

     If you have had carpal tunnel syndrome, you know the feelings.  Numbness, tingling, pain, sometimes in just a few of your fingers that keeps you up at night and is debilitatin...

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Patient Spotlight - April

Posted on 04-26-2016

There is nothing we pride ourselves more on than exceeding patients’ expectations.  When patients come with the same level of dedication to recover as us, it makes for ...

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A Good Warm Up Could Save Your Round (and your body)

Posted on 04-18-2016

     Now that the Masters has come and gone, golf season is unofficially under way.  Golf can get you out of the house on a beautiful day, maintain your competitive edge, and c...

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Why The Military (And We) Think You Shouldn't Do Crunches

Posted on 04-18-2016

     You may be in the midst binge-gymming, getting your body ready for the summer months and you should be paying close attention to what exercises you are doing. Many dream of hav...

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Graston Technique (IASTM)

Posted on 04-18-2016

Have you ever heard the phrase "It hurts so good"? Well, this set of instruments definitely embodies that saying.  They have many different names around our offices like "the butte...

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Patient Spotlight - March

Posted on 04-18-2016

It isn't very often that inspirational stories of this magnitude come around locally.  While this month's patient spotlight will still highlight the success story of one of our patients, ...

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NFL Acknowledges Link Between Football and CTE

Posted on 04-18-2016

As reported by ESPN and other news outlets, a top NFL safety official has finally acknowledged that there is an established link between football and long term brain damage.  When asked about the...

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5 Healthy Ways To Get Ready For Spring

Posted on 04-18-2016

For the foreseeable forecast, the weather looks to be staying over 55 degrees.  I consider this the beginning of spring.  Most look forward to what spring has to offer:  warmer weather,...

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Should I Stop Exercising If I Have Back Pain?

Posted on 04-18-2016

It is possibly the most popular question our providers get around the office.  "Should I stop exercising if I have back pain?"  The answer, however, is a complicated one. Typically...

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Can Your Heartburn Meds Give You Dementia?

Posted on 04-18-2016

In a recent study posted by the New York Times, German scientists discovered a frightening side effect of popular drugs prescribed to treat acid reflux and gastrointestinal discomfort.  ...

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Arhritis, Pain, and Nutrition Recap

Posted on 04-18-2016

     For most people in their twenties like myself, arthritis is an afterthought.  We brush it off as nothing to worry about, and are more concerned about what Netflix show we want...

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Patient Spotlight - February

Posted on 04-18-2016

     This month's Patient Spotlight presents a familiar face both around our facilities and in the Old Bridge School District.  Lori W has been a staple at our Old Bridge o...

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Resisted Development

Posted on 04-18-2016

    We live in a world of the "quick fix."   Many consumers now value convenience over quality and that, often in the case of many chronic pain patients, is a recipe for f...

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Winter Munchies

Posted on 04-18-2016

What is there to do when your door is sealed shut with snow and ice?  Well eat, of course.  What else would you do with all of the bread and milk you just stocked up on? Guilty of it myself,...

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Snow Problems

Posted on 04-18-2016

Just like we all knew it would, the first snow of the season has come. While it may have taken many by surprise, it certainly wasn't enough to cause an uproar (or any shoveling injuries for that m...

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How Losing 5 Pounds Really Means You Lost 20

Posted on 04-18-2016

Have you ever taken flight in our AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill?  If you have, you'll already possess some background knowledge on where this article is going.  Knee pain effects 20% of ...

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Patient Spotlight - January

Posted on 04-15-2016

     As you all have read in the past, I try to highlight inspiring, success, and feel good stories from our patients on a monthly basis.  Today's patient spotlight br...

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Concussion Management

Posted on 04-15-2016

I can't lie.  I fully expected to have written a post on snow shoveling and winter weather safety by now.  Not even close.  Let's just say Santa's reindeer were a little con...

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7 Healthy Holiday Tips

Posted on 04-15-2016

During the holidays we all tend to let our selves go a bit.  I mean, who is realistically going to turn down an extra helping of pasta or ham?  A few extra cookies here, an adult beverage or...

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Mobilize Your Health

Posted on 04-15-2016

     If you've been in our office, you've had joint mobilizations performed Antonio Monterosso PT, DPT, Mobe-Master  on you.  Maybe even by our Mobe-Master Anto...

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The Most Wonderful (?) Time of The Year

Posted on 04-15-2016

For some, like myself, we bask in spirit of the holidays.  We already have our mental gift lists preloaded, anticipating a mass gathering of family members and food.  Yes for some, the ho...

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Chirophobes

Posted on 04-15-2016

     The graphic says it all.  We have developed to be a society that thinks everyone is out to get us.  We'll poison ourselves with fast food and processed snacks and the...

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Gobbler

Posted on 04-15-2016

We are just two days out of the single most calorie-packed day on the calendar, unless you are of Italian decent like myself, in which Christmas Eve definitely gives Thanksgiving a run for i...

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FMS

Posted on 04-15-2016

No, I'm not cursing at you.  In the past few months you may have heard the letters FMS bounced around the office.  John, our staff ATC at Old Bridge has been taking several patients thro...

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Boiling..

Posted on 04-15-2016

Possibly my mother's favorite phrase to fire off at me growing up.  "You make my blood boil!"  So what exactly does that mean?  My guess, based off of my childhood actions...

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Glass Case of Emotion

Posted on 04-15-2016

It's just human nature.  Especially in our day and age, stress is everywhere and we all have our  own individual stressors.  Whether you have projects piling up at work, an upcoming...

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For Whom The 'Bell Rung'

Posted on 04-15-2016

We see it every week: another player down, someone's career at risk. Concussions, specifically repeated concussions, can have serious health risks.  A few months back I touched on c...

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Pounding With a Side of Sharp

Posted on 04-15-2016

We've all experienced it.  That pounding, pressure filled feeling that your skull is going to pop a seam.  Many nights' sleep ruined, work production diminished, we have no time for ...

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Those 3 Letters...

Posted on 04-15-2016

It's unbelievable how a band of fibers, only a few centimeters in length, can have such a profound impact even on those completely unrelated to its injury.  Whether it sent your fantasy team ...

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You Spin Me Right 'Round

Posted on 04-15-2016

     Maybe you've heard it in the news, or maybe you haven't.  We here in the New York Metro area know that New York Giants' star wide receive Victor Cruz suffered ...

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Roasted...

Posted on 04-15-2016

Well if you haven't figured it out from the blaring signs everywhere advertising it, today is National Coffee Day.  A number of popular coffee spots are offering a free cup o' joe to all ...

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Snap! Crackle! Pop!

Posted on 04-15-2016

We all know chiropractic adjustments feel great.  The pressure relief of your back or neck being properly aligned can almost be euphoric, kind of like that first sip of coffee in the morning. &nb...

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Monkey See, Monkey Do.

Posted on 04-15-2016

In today's day and age, fad diets and trendy workouts are all the rage.  Pre-made meals and Bonnie's Butt Boosting Bunnercises are everywhere you turn.  While I'm all for p...

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TJA - Total Joy Again?

Posted on 04-15-2016

I hope everyone enjoyed their 3-day weekend!  Labor Day is always bittersweet: sweet to have the extra day in the beautiful weather, bitter to realize that summer has come to an end.  ...

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Girly Knees...

Posted on 04-14-2016

If you've been around sports, whether you have a child who plays or are an athlete yourself, hearing the term "ACL Tear" is like nails on a chalkboard.  It could mean the end ...

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Bloomfield PD Blue

Posted on 04-14-2016

      For this week's conversation I want to shift gears again towards our Patient Spotlight and share the legend of Mr. Joe Pulido, a now retired 32 year Bloomfield Police De...

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The Pain Train

Posted on 04-14-2016

     First things first, props to Rory McIlroy and his rehab team for getting him back in competition form in just about a month; that ankle looked nasty and painful!  This a...

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Sodium Potassium Pump You Up!

Posted on 04-14-2016

It's the definition of training for sports: push your body to its limits so you're primed for battle.  They say your training should be harder than any game situation, which makes s...

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MS You a Question?

Posted on 04-14-2016

This week I want to put a twist on our little conversation here.  In addition to shedding light on something you all might not be familiar with, I want to share a success story as well.  Mul...

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Pillow Fight

Posted on 04-14-2016

You might want to become my best friend after this one.  Today we're going to talk about how sleeping with the proper pillow can improve your health dramatically.  Every day people wak...

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Fore!

Posted on 04-14-2016

With the golf tournament formally known as the British Open getting underway this week, I felt it appropriate to talk some golf...injuries that is.  Golf is a unique sport in that the age r...

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Rub Down

Posted on 04-14-2016

     Before I begin this week's topic, I want to congratulate the United States Women's Soccer Team on becoming World Champions for the third time!  It is awesome to s...

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Tapeology

Posted on 04-14-2016

Now that the FIFA Women's World Cup is in full swing, you may have noticed a few of the girls running around with brightly colored tape on their bodies; see Team USA forward Alex Morgan to the rig...

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Just Move It

Posted on 04-14-2016

Now that summer is here and everyone has turned their complaints to heat and humidity rather than ice and snow, it's time to flip the health switch back on and get moving again, literally!  A...

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Brace For ImPACT

Posted on 04-14-2016

Before I begin, I wanted to commend Eric LeGrand and his staff for the stellar job they did this weekend at Rutgers for "A Walk to Believe" which is a benefit 5k walk/run for his and the Chr...

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Text Neck

Posted on 04-14-2016

Today I wanted to address something that we are ALL guilty of -- myself included.  "Texting Neck" is seen literally everywhere in the United States and it can actually be ...

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Gut Check

Posted on 04-14-2016

     Before we begin, Dr. Amna and I wanted to thank everyone who came out and took part in our Nutrition Seminar!  We more than doubled the turnout from our first seminar and ...

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Over Used and Abused

Posted on 04-14-2016

Spring training is in the books, the season is in full swing, and the dog days of summer are right around the corner. Whether you are watching pitch counts, keeping track of ice time, or timing ...

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Chemical Warfare

Posted on 04-14-2016

Every day in the United States, millions of people wage chemical warfare on their own bodies.  As soon as their first pain receptor is activated, they reach into the candy drawer and pull o...

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