Get Healthy NJ Blog
We’ve all heard that sitting for eight hours a day is not healthy. But is standing for eight hours any better? Maybe not, experts say. Like most things in life, a good balance is the key.
Preventing arthritis does not happen just by chance. It is a process by which you must take action to ensure that your body can stay healthy and pain-free as long as possible.
If you've been fairly sedentary all winter and can't wait to hit the links, take note.
Days are getting longer and temperatures are rising. It's a great time to be outdoors! Research shows regular exercise like walking can reduce blood pressure, improve circulation, reduce central body fat and improve muscle tone.
You've no doubt heard of tension headaches, but did you know stress can cause neck, back and shoulder pain as well? Because your back is made up of a variety of muscles that are known to tense up during stress, eventually you may feel your anxiety physically.
Protect Yourself from "Heart Attack Snow"
Your back isn't the only thing you need to look out for while shoveling snow. Extremely wet, heavy snow is known as “heart attack snow,” so know the warning signs and how to reduce your risk. Heavy lifting strains the heart. Cold weather raises blood pressure. It can be a deadly combination.
African-American is First Chiropractic Patient
The very first chiropractic patient was Harvey Lillard, a deaf African-American entrepreneur, back in 1895. He told D.D. Palmer he lost his hearing years earlier when he bent over and heard something pop in his back. Medical doctors were unable to help him.
Protect Yourself this Winter
You don’t have to hide in the basement to avoid the flu this winter. Just practice these seven good habits and the odds will be in your favor.
Your Body Will Thank You
How many times did Mom and Dad tell you not to slouch? Although it probably felt like it, they weren’t just nagging for the sake of nagging. Good posture is important for so many reasons. Back, shoulder and neck pain are the most obvious and common results of slouching, but that’s just the beginning.