Lift With Your Legs, Not With Your Back!

by Dr. Vincent Porta, DC

“Lift with your legs, not with your back” is a saying that we have all heard before but don’t often put into practice. The reason we overlook this saying is because more times than not, we lift or bend improperly with no immediate adverse effects. Although we lift improperly and may not feel pain right away,

Affected by Sciatica? Here’s How New Jersey Chiropractors Can Help

If you have sciatica, you know it’s no fun, with common symptoms including nerve pain, burning, numbness and radiating pain. However, because sciatica is a symptom of a problem rather than a disorder itself, New Jersey chiropractors are uniquely positioned to help you. Rather than trying to resolve only the sciatica, they dig deeper to also treat its cause.

New Jersey Chiropractic Advice: Tips for Dealing with Neck Pain

Medications such as aspirin and other NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), neck exercises and even surgery don’t always help neck pain go away. New Jersey chiropractic doctors talk with thousands of patients every day, and they’ve learned about unusual but effective ways patients combat neck pain. Some chiropractors have adopted a few ideas for their practices.

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome : Supraspinatus Tendonitis

I began doing yoga in 2003. It helped with so many of my physical issues I was hooked instantly! Years of dance class made me a natural at the bendy twisty poses.

Two years ago I was in a restorative relaxing gentle class. We were told to go into Cow Face Pose.

This pose doesn’t make me think,

5 Simple Ways to Be Healthier and More Productive Without Leaving Your Desk

I saw this one on the internet and thought I would share it with you.  It comes from Entrepreneur, so I guess that means it is for important people, haha!  I hope you can use it:

We know physical health affects job performance, yet the demands of the day often win out over doctors’

11 TIPS TO BETTER POSTURE

Here are some tips I provide to patient’s to take home with them after their Chiropractic, Physical Therapy, Acupuncture or Massage Treatments:
1. Be brutally honest about your posture. You may think it’s pretty good, but if you are having neck-and-shoulder pain, headaches, issues with arms and hands, or if a bump is forming at the base of your neck,

Five Moves Below That Dramatically Reduced Neck Pain and Increased Neck Strength

A study published in the Journal of Applied Physiology found that the five moves below dramatically reduced neck pain and increased neck strength in female office workers. For the best results, complete at least three sessions a week. (A session consists of three sets of three of the moves listed here; for each set,

How To Reduce Back Pain While Sitting In A Office Chair

How back pain results from sitting in an office chair
Sitting in office chairs for prolonged periods of time can be a major cause of back pain. Sitting is a static posture that can cause increased stress in the back, neck, arms and legs, and can add a tremendous amount of pressure to the back muscles and spinal discs.

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