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Back Pain in Teens Linked to Substance Use and Mental Health Issues..

Date: September 11, 2018 | Time: 12:37pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

Teens with back pain are more likely to smoke, drink alcohol, and face mental problems such as anxiety and depression, reports a new study. The findings of the study are published in the Journal of Public Health. The findings showed that with increased frequency of pain the proportion of participants reporting increased smoking, drinking, and absence from school.Key findings:~ Students that experienced pain more than once a week were around twice as likely to have missed school in the previous.... <view entire article>





defaultHow Well Adjusted Are You?..

Date: August 26, 2018 | Time: 12:58pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

DisclaimerMaterial on this blog is provided for informational purposes only. It is general information that may not apply to you as an individual, and is not a substitute for your own doctor's medical care or advice.Reading this blog should not be construed to mean that you and I have a patient-physician relationship. The inclusion of any link does not imply my endorsement of the linked site or its affiliates, NEVER DISREGARD MEDICAL ADVICE OR DELAY SEEKING MEDICAL CARE BECAUSE.... <view entire article>





defaultWhat Is Body Tensegrity?..

Date: August 26, 2018 | Time: 12:47pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

DisclaimerMaterial on this blog is provided for informational purposes only. It is general information that may not apply to you as an individual, and is not a substitute for your own doctor's medical care or advice.Reading this blog should not be construed to mean that you and I have a patient-physician relationship. The inclusion of any link does not imply my endorsement of the linked site or its affiliates, NEVER DISREGARD MEDICAL ADVICE OR DELAY SEEKING MEDICAL CARE BECAUSE.... <view entire article>





defaultSitting Is The New Smoking!..

Date: August 26, 2018 | Time: 12:45pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

DisclaimerMaterial on this blog is provided for informational purposes only. It is general information that may not apply to you as an individual, and is not a substitute for your own doctor's medical care or advice.Reading this blog should not be construed to mean that you and I have a patient-physician relationship. The inclusion of any link does not imply my endorsement of the linked site or its affiliates, NEVER DISREGARD MEDICAL ADVICE OR DELAY SEEKING MEDICAL CARE BECAUSE.... <view entire article>





defaultText Neck: It's a Thing!..

Date: August 26, 2018 | Time: 12:44pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

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defaultDr. Armand Rossi - Chiropractic Care for Children and Newborns..

Date: August 26, 2018 | Time: 12:41pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

DisclaimerMaterial on this blog is provided for informational purposes only. It is general information that may not apply to you as an individual, and is not a substitute for your own doctor's medical care or advice.Reading this blog should not be construed to mean that you and I have a patient-physician relationship. The inclusion of any link does not imply my endorsement of the linked site or its affiliates, NEVER DISREGARD MEDICAL ADVICE OR DELAY SEEKING MEDICAL CARE BECAUSE.... <view entire article>





4 Reasons Athletes Get Adjusted4 Reasons Athletes Get Adjusted..

Date: August 13, 2018 | Time: 8:00am | Posted By: Dr Graber

4 Reasons Athletes Get Adjusted DisclaimerMaterial on this blog is provided for informational purposes only. It is general information that may not apply to you as an individual, and is not a substitute for your own doctor's.... <view entire article>





Chiropractic Adjustments For Shoulder Conditions..

Date: August 12, 2018 | Time: 6:19pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

The effectiveness of Chiropractic adjustments to the spine and shoulder have been shown in numerous research studies to help many shoulder conditions. I will be teaching upcoming seminars for doctors and Chiropractic students at Parker Seminars, Dallas, TX. on October 5th for: Shoulder Adjustments That Work -Adjusting the Shoulder Complex. These are the techniques that I have used to help thousands of patients over the past 30+ years in practice.https://drgraber.wordpress.com/2018/08/11/chiropractic-adjustments-for-shoulder-conditions/https://parkerseminars.com/seminars/dallas/speakers/david-graber-dallas-2018/DisclaimerMaterial on this blog is provided for informational purposes only. It.... <view entire article>





Jaw Dropping Adjustments..

Date: August 12, 2018 | Time: 6:07pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

Some photos from the Association of New jersey Chiropractors Technique Seminar last week:Jaw Dropping Adjustments: Adjusting the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Complex.A great day teaching a great group of doctors in this class and previously in the spring northern NJ class.https://drgraber.wordpress.com/2018/08/10/jaw-dropping-adjustments/DisclaimerMaterial on this blog is provided for informational purposes only. It is general information that may not apply to you as an individual, and is not a substitute for your own doctor's medical care or advice.Reading this blog should not .... <view entire article>





defaultInjections For Back Pain Is Risky. Try This Instead..

Date: August 2, 2018 | Time: 1:47pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

Injections of anti-inflammatory drugs are are potentially dangerous and ineffective. A recent New York Times article pointed this out as a growing trend for patients with chronic low back pain. After Doctors Cut Their Opioids, Patients Turn to a Risky Treatment for Back PainOne of the least risky and most effeactive treatments for patients with back pain is spinal manipulation and mobilization, and tailored specific exercise programs by Chiropractors. 12,000 New Hampshire residents aged 18-99 with low back pain were.... <view entire article>





SUMMER HOURS FOR AUGUST!..

Date: August 1, 2018 | Time: 3:31pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

SUMMER HOURS!Our office hours for August, starting August 2nd will be:Mon: 8:30am - 1pm & 3pm - 6pmTue: 3pm - 6pmWed: 8:30am - 1pm & 3pm - 6pmThu: 8:30am - 1pm & 3pm - 6pmFri: ClosedSat: ClosedSun: ClosedENJOY YOUR SUMMER!Visit our Website: DrGraber.comFriend us on Facebook: Graber Chiropractic CenterRead our Blog: Dr. Graber's Corner.... <view entire article>





5 Predictors of Low Back Pain..

Date: July 20, 2018 | Time: 2:15pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

Three recent studies demonstrated clinical findings that predict potential acute low back pain episodes. These low back pain risk factors are as follows:Decreased lumbar lordosis curveThe lumbar lordosis is the curve in your lower back. Too little lordosis or "flat back" may mean the lower back is tight and under stress, or may indicate a bulging disc. Moving the wrong way can cause acute lower back pain.Decreased lumbar lateral flexion range of motionSide bending or lateral flexion of.... <view entire article>





defaultSitting is the new smoking!..

Date: June 13, 2018 | Time: 4:10pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

Sitting is the new smoking!ANJC Technique Council Chairman David I. Graber DC talks to posture expert Steven P Weiniger about the pitfalls of sitting all day.Watch below:.DisclaimerMaterial on this blog is provided for informational purposes only. It is general information that may not apply to you as an individual, and is not a substitute for your own doctor's medical care or advice.Reading this blog should not be construed to mean that you and I have a patient-physician relationship. The.... <view entire article>





defaultNEW STUDY: Chiropractic Care Reduces Opioid Use..

Date: June 13, 2018 | Time: 4:00pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

12,000 New Hampshire residents aged 18-99 with low back pain were studied and found that those who received chiropractic services had less harm and bad effects from medication use, according to a recent study. They had a 55% less likelihood of filling an Opioid prescription!A video with the study's author Dr. James Whedon is below:https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29843912DisclaimerMaterial on this blog is provided for informational purposes only. It is general information that may not apply to you as an individual, and is.... <view entire article>





SAFER ALTERNATIVES TO CLEANING WITH BLEACH..

Date: May 9, 2018 | Time: 4:21pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

Thymol based natural household cleaners work as well as bleach to clean and disinfect surfaces, without the health hazards of bleach use. Homemade Tea tree oil cleaners don't do as well. Here's a great video describing this:https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=316&v=XZOI4WF0dAUMaterial on this blog is provided for informational purposes only. It is general information that may not apply to you as an individual, and is not a substitute for your own doctor's medical care or advice.Reading this blog should not be construed to.... <view entire article>





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Date: April 17, 2018 | Time: 3:37pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

Can Chiropractic adjustments improve athletic performance? A recent study suggests that. Published in the European Journal of Applied Physiology, a single session of spinal manipulation (SM) increased muscle strength and corticospinal excitability to ankle plantar flexor (Soleus) muscles in elite Taekwondo athletes. The increased maximum voluntary contraction force lasted for 30 min and the corticospinal excitability increase persisted for at least 60 min.The SM were performed by a licensed chiropractor who assessed the function of the entire spine.... <view entire article>





Health Updates..

Date: March 16, 2018 | Time: 8:16am | Posted By: Dr Graber

Health Updates Courtesy of:www.chirotrust.org "I can't change the direction of the wind,but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination."~ Jimmy Dean Mental Attitude: Parkinson's Increases Brain Injury Risk. Taiwanese researchers report that patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) have a 63% higher risk for traumatic brain injury (TBI) than individuals without PD. According to researchers, the most common cause of TBI among PD patients is falling down.World Neurosurgery, February 2018Health Alert: Obesity May Cause Sudden Cardiac Arrest.... <view entire article>





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Date: March 8, 2018 | Time: 9:38am | Posted By: Dr Graber

The Snowpocalypse has passed and 2 feet of snow was dumped on parts of Morris county! I hope all of you are safe. In the aftermath of this storm, here are 3 things to remember:Watch your step - while we see many injuries due to snow shoveling after a storm like this, even more come in from slipping and falling. The slush on the ground.... <view entire article>





Drugs are NOT the answer for many health problems...

Date: February 23, 2018 | Time: 2:13pm | Posted By: Dr Graber

Healthcare expenses in the US are expected to rise faster than inflation, and prescription drugs are expected to see the fastest growth, about 6.3 percent a year on average.Drugs are NOT the answer for many health problems.Unfortunately, they are too often the only treatment offered in the medical community. Chiropractic care is often a non-drug solution for many pain conditions such as back pain, neck pain,headaches, shoulder and hip pain, herniated discs, sciatica, "pinched nerves", etc. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2018/02/14/u-s-spending-on-drugs-will-grow-faster-than-other-health-care-services-over-the-next-decade/?utm_term=.44c94e4bbcb2http://thehill.com/business-a-lobbying/373902-us-spending-on-health-care-estimated-to-reach-57-trillion-in-2026?utm_campaign=KHN%3A+Daily+Health+Policy+Report&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=60709632&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8JmL_me8HpdFoYKaqmjxAHAPAJs3GrBj5GavbqJM-L346OYSB8LloyXpZHqt-h3Z1w_V9W8AQBz2LXiaSmtUzz-gXz8g&_hsmi=60709632DisclaimerMaterial on this.... <view entire article>





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Date: February 12, 2018 | Time: 9:28am | Posted By: Dr Graber

Dr. Graber's Corner: Back and Core Exercises That Heal Not Harm: STOP DOING SIT-UPS! STOP DOING CRUNCHES! They don't work and can do more harm than good over the long run. What to do instead? ....... <view entire article>





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