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Non-Surgical Options for Joint Pain Toms River, NJ
Many joint pain treatments exist, but there are only a few that treat the underlying tissue damage that causes the pain. Physical therapy, exercise, chiropractic, and diet are all-natural approaches to healing. Sometimes the body needs an extra boost. Regenerative medicine can lend this boost and assist in the body's natural healing mechanism, repairing underlying […]
What are the Causes and Treatments for a Herniated Disc? Toms River, NJ
A herniated disc occurs when an issue with the cartilage that sits in between each vertebra in the spine is damaged. This cartilage can be injured or can shift from the natural potion. These discs are like protective sponges that are there to protect the bones by absorbing the impact of daily activities. Sometimes, the […]
Reading in Bed May Lead to Neck Problems Toms River, NJ

Question: Can reading in bed cause neck pain or headaches? Answer: Reading in bed can lead to a gamut of potential problems if done incorrectly. There are a few considerations and preparations you should make prior to reading in bed and even then you are more prone to irritation of your spine than if you […]

Don't Underestimate Foot Pain Toms River, NJ

Question: How important is it to discontinue activity with foot pain if I can still walk normal? Answer: Foot pain should never be taken lightly. Whether your gait is altered or not I guarantee there is adapting biomechanics throughout your body. Your feet make the foundation of your balance and allow stability to the rest […]

Hydrate Your Body for Maximum Function Ocean County, NJ

Question: I have heard conflicting reports on the intake of water. Is eight glasses a day necessary and how important is water intake? Answer: Drinking your eight glasses of water a day is the most important way of keeping our bodies feeling, performing and looking well. We require water to digest our food. Water intake […]

Proper Fitting Clothing Reduces Irritation Ocean County, NJ

Question: Is it true that really tight fitting clothing, such as jeans, are bad for your health? Answer: There is a fine line between health and vanity when it comes to clothing. The benefits of feeling good because you look good versus feeling uncomfortable because your clothes are too tight are close in value. Tight […]

Back Acne Can Effect Spinal Health Ocean County, NJ

Question: Can back acne affect my spinal health? It seems that whenever I break out my back muscles hurt also. Answer: Not only can back acne affect your spinal health but also your spinal health can cause your back acne. Spinal nerve roots exit the spine and carry billions of bits of information every second […]

Allergies Can Be Helped Ocean County, NJ

Question: What are allergies and what can be done to alleviate them? Answer: An estimated 50 million Americans are allergic to something, and many of them have multiple allergies. Asthma alone currently affects some 15 million people, a third of them children. The incidence of allergies is growing sharply. Health experts have many theories as […]

What Results Can I Expect From Regenerative Medicine Toms River, NJ
If you are unfamiliar with regenerative medicine, you may be wondering what results you can expect from this non-surgical treatment. Regenerative medicine is an all-natural treatment that uses your body’s own healing abilities to regenerate tissue and bring long-lasting relief. It offers a noninvasive alternative to surgery and addictive medications in order to provide pain […]
Spinal Decompression Toms River, NJ
When you have a sore neck or back that interferes with your normal daily routine, spinal decompression may be an effective pain relief option for you. Common conventional treatments like pain medication just cover up the symptoms, but the cause of the pain is never addressed. This all-natural alternative therapy works with your body to […]
Chiropractic and Pregnancy Are Great Partners Ocean County, NJ

Question: Why do so many pregnant women go to chiropractors? Answer: If you are pregnant, one of the best things you can do is see a doctor of chiropractic. Chiropractic care provides many things a pregnant body needs: a flexible and balanced spine, hips and pelvis; internal organs without postural stress; and freedom from nerve […]

Tips For Gardening Without Pain Ocean County, NJ

Question: Is there a wrong way and right way to garden, because my low back aches after pulling weeds and planting. Answer: The physicality of gardening is often underestimated. A recent study of chiropractors demonstrated that gardening this time of year, is the number one cause for new patient entrance complaints. Whether it is vegetables, […]

Natural Treatments for Diabetes Ocean County, NJ

Diabetes can not only impact your daily life but put you at an increased risk for life-threatening conditions. In general, diabetes is the result of the body’s interactions with insulin. Insulin is a hormone excreted from the pancreas and into the bloodstream. From there, insulin moderates the level of sugar in your blood. With Type […]

Water Consumption As It Relates to Spinal Disc Health Ocean County, NJ

Many people do not know that water consumption can affect your spinal health. When you are dehydrated, it affects all parts of your body and can cause some problems such as fatigue, dryness, and thirst. Along with those problems mentioned above that you might have already been aware of, it can also cause other problems. […]

Eat Right for Your Spine Ocean County, NJ

Many factors contribute to the health of your spine. You may not be aware that the food you eat can be one of those contributing factors. It is important for your spinal health to have a diet that provides you with the proper nutrients to keep your body functioning correctly. Calcium is one of the […]

Children of All Ages Benefit from Chiropractic Ocean County, NJ

Question: My neighbor takes all her children to a chiropractor and their ages range from 2-months to 12-years-old. How could all these children of different ages benefit from chiropractic? Answer: This seems to be the most common question asked for my comments over the last seven years of writing this column. I will give you […]

Chiropractic Adjustments Improve Your Quality of Sleep Ocean County, NJ

Question: Can chiropractic treatment help prevent nightmares and improve sleep quality? Answer: Sleep quality is essential to a healthy functioning mind and body. Anything that can improve sleep quality naturally is well worth it. Ask anyone with sleep deprivation or think about how crummy you felt the last time that you did not get enough […]

Animals Can Receive Chiropractic Adjustments Ocean County, NJ

Question: My golden retriever has been limping since a car hit him. Can chiropractors treat a dog’s hip problems like the one my dog has? Answer: Animals get excellent results with chiropractic adjustments and have been for many years. In the state of New Jersey it is required that a chiropractor that treats animals also […]

Life and Health are About Balance Ocean County, NJ

Question: Is it normal to have changing levels of good health even when I don’t do anything different in my life? Answer: We are only human and while on this planet we will experience varied conditions of health as part of normal existence. Life and health are about balance. We require moon and sun, day […]

What are regenerative cells ocean county, NJ

Regenerative cells are young and vital cells used to regenerate injured or diseased tissue. It is becoming increasingly common in the realm of alternative pain management and sports medicine. It offers natural treatment of tissue damage like arthritis pain relief, knee pain, and neck and low back degeneration. Surgery does not have to be your […]

What Causes Hair Loss Beachwood Nj

For many Americans, hair loss is expected to be a part of life. The first time you notice that you’re losing your hair, it may be after a shower or while vacuuming your living room. You may see a little extra hair on your brush and think that you must be under stress, or that […]

Relieve Joint Pain Through Diet Beachwood Nj

Did you know that changing the foods you eat could help your joint pain? By adding specific foods to your diet and limiting or eliminating others, can decrease joint pain brought on by a number of reasons. Doing this has shown to be effective in limiting and improving joint pain. Want to learn what foods […]

Good Posture Starts Early Ocean County, NJ

Question: Is it true that if I sit up straight while I am younger it will prevent poor posture when I get older? Answer: The answer is an overwhelming “YES”. In times of stronger disciplinary control by parents and teachers it was demanded of children to sit up in their chairs at home and in […]

Juvederm Facial Fillers Ocean County Nj

Juvederm injections have become a popular nonsurgical anti-aging treatment. This long-lasting facial filler is effective for filling moderate to deep wrinkles, and skin folds typically associated with aging. It is a natural treatment that uses agents found within the body. Juvederm facial filler is made of hyaluronic acid, which occurs naturally in the skin and […]

PRP Your Body's Own Healing Properties Beachwood NJ

If you’re looking for alternatives to surgery and medications for a variety of conditions, look into platelet-rich plasma. It uses compounds in your own blood to jump-start your body’s healing abilities – an all-natural way to get your active life back. Your blood is made up of red and white blood cells and platelets, carried […]

Men and Women Must Lift Weight Properly Ocean County, NJ

Question: Are women more susceptible to low back pain from lifting heavy weight than men? Answer: Women are obviously created physically different than men. Men are muscular and bone structures are thicker and denser in most cases. I know most of you women would agree, so are their brains. This may explain it. A study […]

Be Specific With Exercise Ocean County, NJ

Question: I have been working out my legs and trying to strengthen my previously injured hamstring yet can’t seem to get them to be strong again. What exercise would you suggest? Answer: Understanding the mechanics and function of your muscle structure and anatomy is essential in providing the quickest and most effective rehabilitation to one […]

The Knee Joint is Complicated Ocean County, NJ

Question: My knee pain has been getting progressively worse for one year. Now my hip, low back and ankle are hurting. Can the knee joint be the cause of this? Answer: The knee is a very complicated joint. Its structure is supported by anterior and posterior collateral ligaments as well as medial and lateral collateral […]

The Significance of Spinal Curves Ocean County, NJ

Question: What is the significance of having three spinal curves? Answer: Your spine is made up of a series of interconnected bones, each on top of the other, that provide numerous benefits to the body including shock absorption, balance, movement, and flexibility. While still in the womb the spine has only one curve, a C-shaped […]

Natural Hair Restoration Ocean County, NJ

Hair loss is a part of getting old. We all have to face it some day but some unfortunately have to worry about it sooner than others. Those worries can now come to an end. Hair loss is when the hair follicles are destroyed and covered by scar tissue but there are a few things […]

Sneezing Can Cause Back Pain Ocean County, NJ

Question: I recently had a chest cold and was sneezing rather violently and felt severe low back pain. Can coughing cause low back problems? Answer: Coughing involves increasing the intra-thecal pressure within your spine and discs. This means that when you cough a strong yet short increase in the downward pressure on your spinal discs […]

Water Exercises Are Safer for Spine Ocean County, NJ

Question: I have a lumbar degenerative-disc condition and have trouble doing any walking or treadmill type cardiovascular exercise. What exercise would you suggest to maintain my cardiovascular health? Answer: A non-weight bearing activity would best suit your degenerative-disc condition. The spinal discs act as cushions to compensate for gravity pushing down on our spines whether […]

Chiropractic Adds Years to Life and Life to Years Ocean County, NJ

Question: Will maintaining a healthy back affect the length of my life? Answer: Chiropractic may be the closest answer to what will serve as a fountain of youth. There is no statistic that can accurately validate that any one factor creates longevity but my clinical experience of 24 years has me believing that the patients […]

Commit To Your Health Resolutions Ocean County, NJ

Question: I have made all my new years resolutions to be healthier with my diet, exercise and going to my chiropractor, but now actually doing it is difficult. What do you suggest? Answer: Making the resolutions is easy. All talk and no action is more detrimental to the psyche than making no resolutions at all. […]

It's All About Self Esteem Ocean County, NJ

Question: I find it very difficult to follow my chiropractor’s advice on exercise and diet. Do you have any suggestions? Answer: Changing your behaviors and adding new productive activities in your life is all about self-esteem. The only one who is going to change you is you. You can get personal advice from the Dalai […]

How to Quit Smoking – Chris’s success story Ocean County NJ

At Pollack Health & Wellness, we love to see patients come to a crucial decision to make a positive change in their lives. It’s encouraging when they choose the right solution and succeed, and it’s heartbreaking when they choose the wrong road and fail, and then give up on their goal. Quitting smoking can be […]

Eight Out of 10 People Have Back Problems Ocean County, NJ

Question: It seems to me that everyone I know has a back problem. Is it normal to have back pain and why do so many people have back problems? Answer: Worldwide, the statistic for percentage of the population with back pain is 80 percent. This number has increased exponentially over our evolutionary development into the […]

Caffeine Induces Stress Ocean County, NJ

Question: I have recently been under a lot of stress and have lost much sleep. I have been drinking more coffee than ever because I have trouble staying awake in the morning. I feel like I am becoming dependent on the coffee. Is it possible I am getting addicted to the caffeine? Answer: Millions of […]

Boost Your Immune System to Fight Flu Ocean County, NJ

Question: I have not been able to get rid of the flu this year. I think I am getting better then the flu symptoms return again. What can you suggest to help me get rid of the flu once and for all? Answer: Yes, this year’s flu seems to be affecting more people than ever […]

Happiness Linked To Better Overall Health Ocean County, NJ

Question: Is it true that happy people get less colds and general illness than unhappy people? Answer: Happy people definitely get less illness and sickness than those that are unhappy. I have written about this phenomenon before but there seems to be a great more research coming out worldwide to support these prior theories. A […]

Chiropractic Wellness Care As A New Year’s Resolution Ocean County, NJ
Question: What would you consider the healthiest New Year’s Resolution? Answer: I consider family wellness care with chiropractic treatments on a regular basis the healthiest resolution you and your family could make. There is nothing more important than your health and the health of your loved ones. When priorities take precedence in a series of […]
Wash Your Hands and Gargle to Prevent Colds Ocean County, NJ

Question: What would you suggest to prevent colds and flu before the season starts? Answer: The most effective way to prevent colds and flu besides chiropractic care is to regularly wash your hands. In the world of anti-bacterial household cleaners, good old-fashioned hand washing is still the best strategy. Every time your hands touch your […]

What Types of Cells are Used in Regenerative Medicine? Ocean County, NJ

There are several types of cells used in regenerative medicine, and each offers different effects and benefits. If you want to treat your pain condition naturally, without drugs or surgery, it’s worth looking into the different types. Your body contains four types of stem cells: tissue-specific stem cells, embryonic stem cells, induced pluripotent stem cells […]

Regenerative Cells For Knee Arthritis Ocean County, NJ

Regenerative cells can be used for knee pain relief caused by arthritis. One of the most common types of arthritis is osteoarthritis. This degenerative disorder primarily affects the knee, causing the joint cartilage to deteriorate over time and cause knee pain. Osteoarthritis can form as a result of a knee injury. Those injury types include […]

Stem Cells for Neuropathy Ocean County, NJ

Stem cells for neuropathy offer a hope of natural pain relief that was once not thought possible. Since neuropathy can be brought about by so many different conditions, it is unusual to have one single answer to so many possible problems. However, that is the beauty of stem cell therapy and regenerative cell therapy. They […]

Regenerative Cellular Treatments For Pain Management Ocean County, NJ

You have all natural options for non-surgical pain management. Whether you are suffering from chronic back pain, a sports injury, joint pain, or another condition that’s lowered your quality of life, there are choices for you. At Pollack Health and Wellness, we offer many avenues of chiropractic care, as well as perform regenerative cell therapy […]

Winter Work Outs Help Avoid Weight Gain Ocean County, NJ

Question: I always gain excessive weight in the winter, which seems to hurt my low back. What would you suggest as a way to keep my weight down in the winter? Answer: The cold and shorter daylight in winter minimizes our availability for outdoor activities. This should not be an excuse to reduce your overall […]

More Tips To Help Reduce Holiday Stress Ocean County, NJ

I previously offered some suggestions to combat the propensity of allowing many situations and circumstances to create extra stress in our lives. Here are some ideas to keep things from getting too intense during this season […]

Cold Weather Can Affect Joints Ocean County, NJ

Question: Ever since it got cold out my joints and muscles have gotten sore. Does the cold weather affect the joints and muscles and does warming them up make them feel better? Answer: This has been a long cold winter already and yes the cold weather can affect the joints and muscles. Athletes warm up […]

Health Oriented Items Make The Best Gifts Ocean County, NJ

Question: What would you suggest as a good health-oriented gift for a family member with neck and back pain? Answer: The health and comfort sales industry is a multi-billion dollar industry. You can purchase anything from medicinal herbs to healing magnets. With the advent of WebMD and other medically oriented web sites […]

Follow Tips To Reduce Stress of Holiday Season Ocean County, NJ

During the holiday season, we can allow many situations and circumstances to create extra stress in our lives. During the next few weeks, I will share some ways to reduce the stress of the season. First, a list of things to do: Soothe with food: Eat several mini-meals between meals of […]

Chiropractors Support Our Military Ocean County, NJ

Question: Is it true chiropractors were part of the medical team treating our soldiers in Iraq? Answer: Yes is it is true chiropractors were an essential part of the healing forces keeping our troops healthy and sharp. I have been hearing more and more reports of their courageous services from my colleagues as well as […]

Chiropractic Boosts Natural Immunity to Colds Ocean County, NJ

Question: My son just started back to school for a full day of kindergarten. He already has a cold and it is running through everyone in the family. Can chiropractic adjustments help my family fight colds? Answer: Yes, it is back-to-school time and, yes, your child and every child will be exposed to new and […]

Aging Baby Boomer Falls Are A Severe Problem Ocean County, NJ

Question: I live in an adult retirement community and it seems that someone falls and gets hurt almost every day. Why do seniors fall so much and is there anything to prevent this? Answer: Baby boomers are about to populate the senior health-care system and the numbers will […]

Chiropractic Is A Unique Branch of Healthcare

Question: Is Chiropractic alternative health care? Answer: Chiropractic is one of the largest branches of health care in the United States.Federally licensed in every state and many foreign countries, the Doctor of Chiropractic can consult with, examine, diagnose, and treat a person and then submit a diagnosis and treatment plan to an insurance company, HMO, […]

Healthy Home Environment Prevents Winter Colds Ocean County, NJ

Question: Is it possible that I am getting sick due to the heater in my house? Since I turned on the system my nose runs and I feel terrible. Can your home environment cause illness? Answer: Your home environment absolutely can contribute to a weakened immune system leading to illness. The winter season has an […]

A Good Work Out Is Not As Good As An Adjustment Ocean County, NJ

Question: Is a good workout as good as an adjustment? Answer: A program of good physical exercise can have a positive influence on your health. But it is not a substitute for chiropractic care. A healthy diet rich in vegetables fruits and fresh water can have a positive influence on your health but they are […]

What Are Stem Cells And How Are They Used To Relieve Pain Ocean County, NJ

By now, you've probably heard about regenerative medicine and stem cells being used for pain reduction to enhance your quality of life. Stem cell therapy is a game-changer when it comes to the way doctors tackle pain treatment. This medical advancement is non-surgical and does not require dependence on prescription pain medication or opioids. Although […]

What is Regenerative Medicine? Ocean County, NJ

Would you be interested in a cutting edge approach to pain relief and aesthetic treatments that utilizes your body’s self-healing abilities? Regenerative medicine represents a set of unique non-surgical techniques that relies on your cells to initiate healing and repair of injured tissue. Whether it’s treatments containing mesenchymal stem cells and growth factors or platelet-rich […]

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