How Chiropractic Care Can Help Ear Infections

Did you know that by the age of three, over two-thirds of American children have had one or more middle ear infections? Medical doctors will prescribe antibiotics, pain meds, and even surgery, but ear infections can still be a chronic condition for some children. The only way to naturally alleviate the symptoms associated with ear […]

Pregnancy and Chiropractic

Your body goes through a variety of changes during pregnancy, some of which put an enormous amount of pressure on the spine. This pressure, caused by the weight of your growing baby and the changes your body is experiencing, can lead to back, hip and neck pain. Chiropractic care during pregnancy is not only safe, […]

Shoulder, Arm and Hand Problems

That pain or numbness you’ve been feeling in your shoulder, arm or hand may not just be muscle fatigue. A group of nerves called the Brachial Plexus may be responsible for your arm, shoulder or hand problems. Here’s a closer look at the Brachial Plexus and how it affects your overall health.   The Brachial […]

Tips to Protect Your Back When Shoveling Snow

None of us like to do it, but shoveling snow is a necessity in New Jersey winters. The truth is, shoveling snow can be a good workout if you do it correctly. But when not done properly, shoveling can lead to serious injury. Here are some tips to protect your back when shoveling snow. Use the […]

Why Is It Important to Pay Attention to Upper Cervical Care

When receiving chiropractic care, your chiropractor will express the importance of upper cervical care as part of your care plan. Here’s why. Brain to Body Connection Your brain controls all your body’s functions. Your brain sends messages to the areas of your body needing healing through nerve fibers. The first bone in your neck, called the […]

What Is The Pierce Results System

Here at Point Pleasant Chiropractic, we use a chiropractic technique called the Pierce Results System. Let’s take a closer look at this technique and how it works. What is the Pierce Results System? The Pierce Results system, which was formally known as the Pierce/ Stillwagon or PST, was created by Vernon Pierce. The system uses biomechanics […]

The Use of Digital Thermography

Many chiropractors use heat graphs combined with more traditional chiropractic devices. The use of this tool is called Digital Thermography. So what is Digital Thermography and what are the benefits? Heat Patterns A heat graph can detect heat patterns in your body using infrared technology. Every cell in your body gives off heat, and when […]

The Best Mattress For Your Back Pain

An old worn out mattress can wreak havoc on your back. If you often wake up with back pain or suffer from muscle aches and pain throughout the day, your mattress could be the culprit. If you think it may be time for a new mattress, here are some tips to find one that’s right […]

Choosing The Right Pillow for Your Sleeping Position

Sleep is important. The right amount of sleep is essential for not only spinal health but overall health. But it’s not just important to get enough hours of sleep at night; it should be quality sleep. Sleeping on a pillow that doesn’t offer enough support for your sleeping position can lead to neck pain, headaches […]

Yoga For Back Pain

According to the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), 80% of Americans will experience back pain at some point in their lives. Besides regular chiropractic adjustments, there are other things you can do on your own to help relieve your back pain. Exercise has been shown to improve the symptoms of back pain drastically. One of the most […]