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 […]

The Drop Table Adjustment Process

If you’re new to chiropractic care or are curious about the process, you may be wondering about drop table adjustments or how they work. Let’s take a closer look at the drop table adjustment process. What is a drop table? A drop table is a tool made to assist a chiropractor in performing adjustments to a patient. […]

How to Alleviate Back Pain Between Chiropractic Appointments

Back pain can prevent you from doing everyday activities. Even if you’re seeing a chiropractor on a regular basis, you may still experience pain in between visits. While taking over the counter painkillers is always an option, this should be a last resort. Let’s take a look at some ways to alleviate back pain in […]

How Your Shoes May Tie Into Your Back Pain

If you’re experiencing back pain, there could be several different factors causing it. One that you may not be considering is the shoes you wear. We’ve always heard that high heeled shoes can be bad for your back, but there’s a lot more to it than that. Let’s take a closer look at how your […]