Self manipulating spine

­ I click my own neck, what more can a Chiropractor do? – Self manipulating spine Lots of people click their own necks; sometimes for relief, sometimes for dramatic effect, sometime just because they can, often without trying to.  But what is the difference between clicking it yourself and a Chiropractor doing it? The need […]

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Flexion Distraction

At Optimal Health Chiropractic & Sports Injury, we have a  Flexion-Distraction table. How does this help you? Anyone suffering from acute or chronic low back pain may benefit from treatment using flexion-distraction. An evidence based chiropractic solution for joint/disc related back pain. It has been shown to be effective for: facet syndrome (inflammation or degeneration […]

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Meniscus Injuries

Meniscus Injuries in Egg Harbor Township What is a meniscus tear? A meniscus tear is a common knee injury. The meniscus is a rubbery, C-shaped disc that cushions your knee. Each knee has two menisci (plural of meniscus)-one at the outer edge of the knee and one at the inner edge. The menisci keep your […]

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Sports Hernia

A sports hernia is a strain or tear of any soft tissue (muscle, tendon, ligament) in the lower abdomen or groin area. Because different tissues may be affected and a traditional hernia may not exist, the medical community prefers the term “athletic pubalgia” to refer to this type of injury. A sports hernia is a […]

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Eat Whole, Balanced Meals!

Eat Whole, Balanced Meals! Eating whole, balanced meals is so important to fuel your body with the nutrients it needs!  Like last week’s post said – don’t count calories, just eat real food!  Read below for an easy way to start giving your body what it needs! Eating Clean For Dummies Article Source: http://www.dummies.com/how-to/content/eating-clean-for-dummies-cheat-sheet.html From Eating […]

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Stop Counting Calories

One of the biggest diet myths is that you have to watch your calories.  This is NOT true!  Pay attention to what you are eating instead!  Lean meats, greens, fruits, healthy fats and carbs will make a bigger difference than your 100 calorie pack of pretzels. Want To Lose Weight? Stop Counting Calories Source of […]

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