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9 Common Ergonomics Mistakes Made While Working From Home Nov 1st, 2022

There are estimates that as many as 36 million Americans will have remote jobs by 2025. A majority of employers find that incorporating remote workers is easier now than it was a few years ago, while productivity continues to improve.  That is great news for those who find that working from home...

Why the Gonstead System Is the Leader in Chiropractic Techniques Oct 1st, 2022

During a chiropractic adjustment, chances are you’re receiving a treatment that combines a variety of chiropractic systems to meet the needs of your body. The Gonstead system is one of those systems, and it dates back to the first half of the 20th century.  Formerly an auto mechanic, Dr. Clarence...

Is Back Pain Inevitable As I Age? Sep 1st, 2022

There are a lot of things we can’t control about aging, but back pain isn’t one of them. While it’s certainly true that our bodies go through changes that can increase our chances of having more aches and pains as we grow older, that doesn’t mean you have to sit...

How a Sports Massage Goes Beyond Relaxation Aug 1st, 2022

Sports massage is a collection of techniques aimed at athletes and anyone who experiences stress and strain on their bodies. Rather than a treatment geared to stress relief and relaxation, sports massage targets tissue recovery and musculoskeletal performance.  You can learn more about the specific benefits of sports massage with a visit...

What Is Active Release Techniques® (ART) and Will It Work for You? Jul 1st, 2022

Aches and pains often trace back to the musculoskeletal system and, in particular, soft tissue, including muscles, fascia, ligaments, and tendons. These tissues work with the bones of your body to perform the movements that carry you through daily life, your work and your play.  Whether due to overuse or...

Surprising Benefits of Acupuncture Jun 1st, 2022

Acupuncture has several philosophies in common with chiropractic care. Both treatments enhance the body’s ability to heal itself, though each uses different techniques.  Since it’s drug-free, acupuncture is an ideal complementary therapy that works alongside other treatments, producing dramatic results even though it’s not fully understood how these benefits emerge.  The...

If You Suffer From Chronic Migraines, Chiropractic Care Could Be the Answer May 4th, 2022

Nearly 40 million Americans suffer from migraines, a headache syndrome with neurological origins. The causes of migraine aren’t fully known, other than there seem to be environmental factors that often play a triggering role.  Similarly, effective treatment is often difficult to find. There are different types of migraine, and every patient’s...

Excessive Sitting Could Be Contributing to Your Back Pain Apr 8th, 2022

As many as one-quarter of American adults report an incident of back pain in the last three months. Lower back pain is prevalent, affecting 80% of adults at some point in their lives. In many cases, the pain improves over time, but it can recur or become a chronic issue. ...

Why Should I See a Chiropractor for My Sports Injury? Mar 16th, 2022

You have a sports injury. Perhaps it’s an overuse injury like tendonitis in your shoulder if you play tennis or golf. It could be lower back pain from a football injury. Perhaps it’s whiplash from wrestling or basketball.  Our board-certified chiropractors with Herald Square Chiropractic and Sport in Midtown Manhattan,...