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By Dr. Aimee Gonzales L.Ac. MSTOM Dipl. Ac Being pregnant is an amazing and life-changing experience. It’s also filled with new health concerns, pains and anticipation, especially for first-time moms. If you experience pain or other ailments, you may soon discover that you aren’t able to take regular over-the-counter pain relievers, cold or flu medicines, or many […]READ MORE
By Dr. Peter Bufano, DC World Spine Day takes place on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. This year’s theme is “Love Your Spine,” which will highlight spinal disorders and effective management. Prevention is key so this campaign is about encouraging people to take steps to be kind to their spines. Spinal conditions are far more common than you […]READ MORE
When you have to literally fight with your own body to do your daily routines, it can really take a toll on your entire being. This has been a continuing struggle for Pam, a patient from Freehold that has been living with Rheumatoid Arthritis for the past 16 years. An autoimmune inflammatory disease that strikes […]READ MORE
Guest Post by Dr. Tyler Horton PT, DPT, MCS, MSCS September is National Healthy Aging month and we will be spotlighting fall prevention. According to the US Preventative Services Task Force, falls are the leading cause of injury in adults ages 65 and older. 1 in 3 of community dwelling individuals in this age category experience a […]READ MORE
Headaches. We all get them, some more severe more than others! Headaches are symptoms of pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck caused by stress, weather, muscle tightness, and arthritis. With different causes come different types of headaches: Sinus headaches – caused by inflammation within the sinuses of the head Tension […]READ MORE
Although not as popular in the media as Physical Therapy, the demand for Occupational Therapy has risen 24% just in the past year, with numbers expected to continue to rise. While Physical Therapy uses exercises and manual therapy to improve strength and range of motion, Occupational Therapy uses similar exercises and activities to improve functional […]READ MORE
This month as we prep for back to school season, we turn the spotlight on our patient Marianela, a pre-kindergarten teacher from Jersey City. Marianela is also a business owner where she creates soaps, lotions, lips balms, and body butters with natural ingredients. With fifteen years of teaching under her belt, Marianela’s body has experienced […]READ MORE