The Magic Pill in Dumont A patient suggested I was a movie on Netflix called, “The Magic Pill”. Both He and I were struck by a line in the beginning of the film. The narrator stated “When you look at every other species on our planet, they all control their weight automatically. The only exception…

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Chiropractic Adjustments in Dumont Can Help Last weekend there was a “Spartan Race” in Killington, Vermont. For those who are not familiar with this type of race, there are obstacles along the way like walls to get over, fire to jump, water to cross, hills to climb and things to carry. This particular race is…

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Arthritis Pain in Dumont There are many different types of arthritis but most of us don’t care if it is degenerative or autoimmune arthritis. It’s the pain and stiffness that gets our attention. As the condition goes on, joints become swollen and inflamed and any type of movement or activity can become difficult Medical treatment…

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Recurring Pain in Dumont Nothing about your health stays the same. It is in a constant state of flux, improving or degrading, depending upon both internal and external factors. This continuous change can be frustrating for people. So many times I have been asked by both patients and friends, “Why is my back hurting again?…

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Exercising in Dumont The choice to exercise or not sometimes depends on the sickness or disease. Our bodies work harder and use more energy when we are fighting an illness. If symptoms are above the neck (sore throat, runny nose), it is probably okay to exercise. You should not exercise if you have body aches,…

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Chiropractic Care Before Surgery in Dumont The other day was Sunday or “Football Day” as it is referred to by many of my friends. I watched a bit and caught the wrap up Monday before making it into the office. Several players, including Michael Vick, were hurt during the day and had to leave the…

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Golf-Related Injuries in Dumont As a Titleist Certified Golf Fitness Professional, some of the most common injuries I see in my practice are to a golfer’s lower back, shoulder and arms. They are usually sprains or strains, but they can also include tears to muscles, ligaments or cartilage. There can even be serious injuries with…

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Golf Care Recommendations in Dumont I have a patient who came to me for help with his golf swing. We did a full functional analysis and then video taped his swing. All told, we spent about an hour evaluating him and then I spent another half hour going over his results. When he came back,…

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Golf Exercises in Dumont Golf is a funny game: for many players, the harder they try, the poorer the results. A major reason is that amateur golfers are usually weekend warriors. They put little or no work into conditioning, and then they power swing every time they tee up the ball. Aches, pains and even…

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Backpacks Cause Poor Posture in Dumont We at The Back Care Center of Dumont, NJ wanted to take a minute to talk to you about one of the most common causes of back pain and poor posture in students: backpacks. That’s right, backpacks. Student backpacks frequently don’t fit well and are often overloaded with books,…

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