Chiropractic care is a drug-free, non-invasive approach to overall wellness and healing that focuses on correcting issues with your musculoskeletal system. When performed by a licensed chiropractor, it can alleviate and even eliminate common problems such as:
To treat your conditions and help reduce your pain, chiropractors use time-tested, hands-on techniques to adjust your spine, neck, back, and other joints throughout your body to restore proper function, mobility, and alignment. Once your body is in proper alignment, it functions optimally, leading to improved overall wellness and health.
Unlike some sports rehab clinics in The Garden State, chiropractors from NJ Sports Spine & Wellness work with you one-on-one to develop a personalized treatment plan that addresses your specific goals and needs relating to your pain and ability to live a normal life. Because our team takes a holistic approach to healthcare, we cover all aspects of your health and wellness when developing your chiropractic treatment plan. That way, we increase your chances of living a fulfilling life free of pain and worry about throwing your back out.
Seeing a chiropractor can quite literally change your life for the better. According to the American Chiropractic Association, in general, chiropractic therapy is a more effective solution for back pain than other treatments like addictive pain pills, surgeries, and yoga. When combined with services like physical therapy, occupational therapy, and acupuncture, chiropractic care may be the key you need to open the door to a pain-free life.Shedule An Appointment
Some of the many benefits of seeing a reliable, licensed chiropractor include the following:
Perhaps the most obvious reason to make an appointment with a chiropractor is for back pain relief. Some people only need to see a chiropractor when they have occasional back pain, such as when they wake up in the morning. Others, such as those who have been in serious car accidents, need regular chiropractic adjustments and therapies, which are often supplemented with techniques like physical therapy and acupuncture.
There are many causes of back pain that range from advanced conditions like having sciatica and herniated discs to everyday issues like poor posture and sleeping in a harmful position. Your chiropractor's job is to pinpoint the cause(s) of your back pain and build a customized plan to address your musculoskeletal conditions. Once that happens, pain relief follows shortly after.
At New Jersey Sports Spine & Wellness, we craft personalized chiropractic plans for every patient we treat, with the goal of avoiding harmful surgeries and addictive medicines.
If you've never experienced a headache in your life, you're exceedingly rare. Just about every American will suffer from a headache at some point or another. For some, headaches only happen occasionally and are not much more than an annoyance. For others, headaches evolve into crippling migraines that can affect quality of life, ability to work, and much more.
If you find yourself digging into a bottle of Aspirin or something stronger when you have a headache, it might be time to visit an NJSSW chiropractor.
Do you wake up in the morning feeling like you didn't sleep a wink the previous night? Do you have to take sleep aides like Ambien in order to drift off to dreamland? If you have chronic back pain, getting a full night's rest is easier said than done. From misaligned spines to improper sleeping posture, your chiropractor in Monmouth can use manipulation therapy and other techniques to boost blood flow and align your vertebrae, so your body can heal itself and help you rest better.
One of the best things about seeing your chiropractor is that when your session is over, you often feel great. The pain relief feels phenomenal. When you're not in pain, you have a more positive outlook on life, and often enjoy better sleep, blood pressure, and even sexual relations. It makes sense, then, that chiropractic care has been shown to help reduce stress and anxiety, which promotes relaxation and improved mental health.
At NJ Sports Spine & Wellness, we work with a long list of athletes who suffer from sports injuries and other problems that can manifest from being active. For professional athletes, having a trustworthy chiropractor to care for them is needed for their careers. But you don't have to be a pro athlete to benefit from chiropractic care. Ordinary people that enjoy active lifestyles can reap tremendous rewards through chiropractic care, such as improved range of motion and relief from compressed discs.
Whether you enjoy impromptu games of tag football or simply want to play with your kids, seeing a chiropractor can help you be healthy and active without fighting back, neck, and joint pain. That's especially true when chiropractic therapy is used in conjunction with acupuncture, physical therapy, or occupational therapy.ies and addictive medicines.
Your NJ Sports Spine & Wellness chiropractor in Monmouth may use a range of techniques to restore function and alignment in your body. Some of the most common techniques our chiropractors use include:
Life has a habit of being unexpected. Sure, some surprises only hurt your bank account, like last-minute renovations in your home. But severe incidents, like car accidents, can inflict physical injuries that cause you long-term pain. These problems, like neck and back injuries, affect many Americans daily. Even worse, many hardworking people turn to risky surgeries and addictive pain medications, only to find themselves deep in a hole that seems impossible to get out of.
If you suffer from serious range-of-motion issues or you're in chronic pain, it's important to know that you have treatment choices. You don't have to put your health at risk to relieve your pain. One of the most successful non-invasive treatments offered for pain is physical therapy. The main goal of physical therapy is to restore movement and function to patients affected by illness, injury, or disability.
Physical therapists work with patients of all ages and abilities, from children to elderly adults, to help them overcome physical limitations and improve their quality of life. At NJ Sports Spine & Wellness, our physical therapists help treat a wide range of conditions, from neck pain and spinal cord injuries to back pain and arthritis.
Once our PTs have made headway, they will often use our chiropractic therapy to provide the patient with more relief. Having the option of both chiropractic and physical therapy is often very effective, because your chiropractor in Monmouth can address nerve irritation and joint dysfunction while your physical therapist helps retrain your musculoskeletal system, allowing your body to heal faster.
Some of the biggest benefits of using physical therapy along with chiropractic care include:
Occupational therapy, or OT, is to help patients of all ages and abilities engage in activities of daily living, or ADL. Often, that means helping patients reclaim the ability to continue working, going to school, accomplishing day-to-day tasks, or other activities common to daily living.
Occupational therapy can benefit individuals going through many conditions, such as traumatic brain injuries, strokes, spinal cord injuries, autism spectrum disorders, developmental delays, and chronic pain. The end goal of occupational therapy is to help patients achieve the maximum level of independence and participation in their daily lives. If pain, discomfort, weakness, fatigue, or fear prevent you from participating in activities you love, an OT from NJ Sports Spine & Wellness could become the MVP of your wellness journey.
To give our patients the most complete pain relief and recovery options, our doctors and practitioners will often lean on the expertise of both a physical therapist and a chiropractor in Monmouth. By working together, your PT, OT, and chiropractor can provide you with a comprehensive approach to total-body functionality, from your spine and joints to your mind and range of motion.
Some of the most common benefits of using OT with chiropractic care include:
Acupuncture boosts your body's functions and helps improve its ability to heal through anatomic site stimulation - usually called acupuncture points or acupoints. To stimulate these points, acupuncturists at NJ Sports Spine & Wellness insert fine, sterile needles into your skin. Most patients don't feel any pain as needles are applied. Typically, needles are left in the skin up to 30 minutes. After your session, it's normal to feel incredibly relaxed.
While some practitioners still adhere to traditional philosophies, modern acupuncturists take an integrative approach to the therapy. Today, professional acupuncturists use these techniques to stimulate your body's natural healing and pain-fighting processes. When coupled with personalized care from a chiropractor in Monmouth as well as physical or occupational therapy, you can find real relief from the physical and emotional roadblocks holding you back. Some of the most reported benefits of acupuncture treatment include:
During an acupuncture session, you may feel a slight sensation of warmth or tingling at the needle's site of insertion. Generally speaking, acupuncture is painless and perfectly safe for you to consider. In fact, many practitioners and doctors recommend combining acupuncture with other treatment options like chiropractic adjustments.
Though acupuncture and chiropractic therapies come from different origins, both include non-invasive, holistic, and gentle approaches that don't require drugs to work. They also both facilitate total-body healing by addressing the underlying causes of your symptoms - not just the symptoms themselves.
Because acupuncture is known to release endorphins and improve blood flow, having a session prior to a chiropractic adjustment can be very beneficial. That's because, after acupuncture, your muscles are less stiff, more relaxed, and easier to adjust effectively. Over time, as you combine acupuncture and chiropractic therapy, you'll benefit from less inflammation and less pain as you heal from injuries or musculoskeletal conditions. That same truth applies to patients who undergo serious chiropractic adjustments.
At NJ Sports Spine & Wellness, our staff consists of licensed and highly-trained professionals, including specialists focusing on:
Every member of our team believes that the path to wellness and a pain-free life begins with customized treatment plans that cater to your needs and body. Unlike some chiropractors in Monmouth, we do not treat on-the-surface symptoms with one-size-fits-all therapies. We do not rely on powerful pain medications to mask your pain or invasive surgeries that require weeks of recovery. Instead, we address the root causes of your pain so that we can help you live the happy, healthy life you're craving.
To achieve that goal, we'll conduct an in-depth evaluation to learn about your medical history. We'll also perform diagnostic tests and speak with you one-on-one to get a better sense of your needs. From there, we'll recommend the therapies that can give you a new lease on life and be there for every milestone you hit.
If you're fed up of living with the limits of pain and lack of mobility, we're here to help you break free. Contact our office today to get started.
The County has collaborated with First Tee to establish youth golf programs at Bel-Aire Golf Course in Wall.Photo Credit: Courtesy of First Tee — Jersey Shore By Jack SlocumPublishedOctober 3, 2023 at 3:30 PMWALL TOWNSHIP, NJ — County Commissioners, the Monmouth County Parks System, and First Tee: Jersey Shore have all teamed up to begin hosting golf programs for local kids. The programs will be hosted at the Bel-Aire Golf Course in Wall Town...
The County has collaborated with First Tee to establish youth golf programs at Bel-Aire Golf Course in Wall.Photo Credit: Courtesy of First Tee — Jersey Shore
By Jack Slocum
PublishedOctober 3, 2023 at 3:30 PM
WALL TOWNSHIP, NJ — County Commissioners, the Monmouth County Parks System, and First Tee: Jersey Shore have all teamed up to begin hosting golf programs for local kids. The programs will be hosted at the Bel-Aire Golf Course in Wall Township.
First Tee is a youth development program that uses golf “as a learning tool to enable kids to build strength of character that helps empower them through a lifetime of new challenges.” The instructors not only teach participants how to golf, but also show kids conflict resolution, creating and accomplishing goals, managing emotions, and more.
“Our County Park System is honored to host First Tee – Jersey Shore programs,” said Commissioner Ross F. Licitra, liaison to the Monmouth County Park System. “We hope that the First Tee participants enjoy their experience on the course and come back to play on it for years to come.”
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According to First Tee, golf popularity has increased by 25 percent since the pandemic, and the program was forced to accommodate the increase in sign-ups. The waitlist for First Tee’s programs reaches over 150 students, and with the Bel-Aire Golf Course becoming available, more slots are available.
“First Tee – Jersey Shore needed a location to support the growing interest of kids and teens in golf,” said Commissioner Director Thomas A. Arnone. “The Board is happy to partner with this remarkable organization to provide a beautiful and safe location to learn the game at one of our award-winning golf courses.”
Tara Kelly, Executive Director of First Tee, added — "As a small nonprofit working to provide access and opportunity to First Tee for as many Monmouth County families as possible, we are grateful for the support of the Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners and the Monmouth County Park System. First Tee coaches are so thrilled to be welcomed into the wonderful golf learning spaces at Bel-Aire Golf Course this fall.”
To learn more about First Tee, visit its website here.
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RED BANK, NJ: The Planning Board held a short and concise meeting approving the recommendation of the borough Council, an ordinance to restrict the height development in the towns Waterfront Development Zone.Highlights of the MeetingWaterfront Development Zone (WDZ) Height ChangeSign Up for FREE Red Bank NewsletterGet local news you can trust in your inbox.This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google ...
RED BANK, NJ: The Planning Board held a short and concise meeting approving the recommendation of the borough Council, an ordinance to restrict the height development in the towns Waterfront Development Zone.
Highlights of the Meeting
Waterfront Development Zone (WDZ) Height Change
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The Board approved an ordinance to change the WDZ building height requirements.
Shawana Ebanks, Director of Community Development for the borough’s Planning and Zoning departments, testified that, “… the reason that (the present regulation), is confusing, is that because the metric that they used is outdated.”
The Planning Board approved to amend the original height requirements to, “50 feet or five stories, as measured from average grade.”
Under the present ordinance the allowable building heights could range from approximately 65 feet to 45 feet.
At the recommendation of the Shade Tree Committee, the Board approved an ordinance that real estate developers be assessed a fee of $1,000 (up from the current $500 fee), for every tree that they don’t plant.
Rather than pay the Shade Tree Commission, “It’s more to influence” developers to plant trees, said Ebanks.
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The Board approved a resolution to subdivide the 75-foot property into two new lots. The existing house would remain and the new building lot for future development.
To watch the video of the meeting, courtesy of Suzanne Viscomi, click HERE.
To read the entire Planning Board agenda, click HERE.
The Planning Board meeting scheduled for October 16 has been cancelled.
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Major Farm to Table fundraiser for Allaire Community Farm in Wall helps support organization's multi-faceted mission. Posted Tue, Oct 3, 2023 at 2:19 pm ET|WALL, NJ — A "Farm to Table" fundraiser for Allaire Community Farm recently hosted 175 guests, supporting the organization that serves many special needs in the community.And, being held on the farm, the seven-course, small-plate dinner saw a series of specialties prepared with the farm's harvest by executive chefs and caterers ...
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WALL, NJ — A "Farm to Table" fundraiser for Allaire Community Farm recently hosted 175 guests, supporting the organization that serves many special needs in the community.
And, being held on the farm, the seven-course, small-plate dinner saw a series of specialties prepared with the farm's harvest by executive chefs and caterers Joe Leone and Merri-Makers' Rick Bott and Jack McCann.
"All the vegetables were produced on the farm," said JoAnn Burney, who, with husband Sean, founded Allaire Community Farm. She added that more than 85 percent of the evening's meal was created with ingredients grown at the farm.
Allaire Community Farm has three pillars for its mission, Burney said: rescuing animals; helping special needs young adults and teens with mental health issues; and helping veterans with PTSD.
You can learn about all the farm's programs at its website, including about a petting zoo, agricultural training programs, a carriage riding program for veterans and more.
The main event sponsors were Fran and Paul Turner of Oceanport, whom Burney said are known for their support of nonprofits in the county.
"We had over 14 sponsors made up of businesses around Monmouth County," she added.
Tickets for the event were $200 each, and the event is so popular they were sold out in three days, Burney said.
And she estimated proceeds from the event to be $45,000.
The event took place in the sparking pavilion at Allaire Community Farm, and Burney said it was a fun evening with lots of interaction with the chefs.
There were three appetizers, for example, and "Joe Leone would give the guests a little history of the origin of the dish," Burney said, talking about how a dish might have developed in Italy, for example.
It all added to the festive and flavorful evening.
The guests were served such specialties as corn fritters, seared tuna, and an eggplant vegetarian dish. Dessert was pumpkin pudding and homemade cookies.
So lots of farm vegetables were put to good use for the menu, Burney noted.
The working farm is a resource in many way for the community.
For example, various initiatives include training for young adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, holiday events and more to connect the community with mental health services.
It has a large, high-tech greenhouse to the facility as part of a program to train IDD young adults in agriculture.
The farm is the site of a Mental Health Awareness Day event that links the community to many mental health resources.
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When it comes to craft beer, New Jersey has some tremendous breweries that you need to check out.I recently did the Cape May County brewery scene, visiting six different breweries from Ludlham, Slack Tide, Bucket Brigade, COHO, Behr, and Cape May Brewing on a recent Saturday.I recently spent the day in Hammonton and checked out Three 3's, Vinyl, and Chimney. Over in Somers Point, I was at SoPo and there are plenty of other great spots in Atlantic County to check out.But what is the highest-rated beer in New Jersey? While...
When it comes to craft beer, New Jersey has some tremendous breweries that you need to check out.
I recently did the Cape May County brewery scene, visiting six different breweries from Ludlham, Slack Tide, Bucket Brigade, COHO, Behr, and Cape May Brewing on a recent Saturday.
I recently spent the day in Hammonton and checked out Three 3's, Vinyl, and Chimney. Over in Somers Point, I was at SoPo and there are plenty of other great spots in Atlantic County to check out.
But what is the highest-rated beer in New Jersey? While its not in Atlantic or Cape May County, it is not to far for you to take a drive and try!
According to the website Beer Advocate, the highest-rated in the New Jersey comes from Kane Brewing Company, called Sunday Brunch, which is a Imperial Milk Porter with Rock Coffee, maple syrup, and cinnamon.
Sunday Brunch is brewed with maple syrup, cinnamon, Rook Coffee, and lactose. It is brewed with a blend of pilsner malt and English crystal and roasted malts. Sunday Brunch pours a black color with light coffee foam. Aromatics are of freshly roasted coffee and maple-drenched french toast. Sunday Brunch drinks are smooth with a rounded body and intertwined notes of coffee, maple, and cinnamon.
Over at one of my favorite beer app, Untapped, the beer is rated a 4.42 out of five stars by almost 12,000 reviewers.
It has a 9.2% ABV and is one of many solid beers at Kane Brewing which is located at 1750 Bloomsbury Ave in Ocean up in Monmouth county. It is close enough for our listeners to take a drive and check it out, about 65.2 miles away from out Northfield studios.
Kane brewing has some other pretty highly rated beers, including Head High, Overhead, Sneakbox, which just won a bronze medal at the great American Beer Festival, Party Wave, Morning Bell, SBX and more that are highly rated beers on the Untapped App.
Over in Delaware, the high-rated beer was from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, called Utopias Barrel-Aged World Wide Stout, which is a American Imperial Stout with a 17.3 ABV.
Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has completed its annual emergency preparation drill focused on testing its storm restoration process in the event severe weather causes outages throughout its 13-county service area this winter season.Approximately 55 JCP&L employees from the Operations, Engineering, Safety, Logistics, Communications, External Affairs, Customer Support, Facilities, Corporate Support, and Planning and Analysis groups participated in the emergency preparedness...
Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has completed its annual emergency preparation drill focused on testing its storm restoration process in the event severe weather causes outages throughout its 13-county service area this winter season.
Approximately 55 JCP&L employees from the Operations, Engineering, Safety, Logistics, Communications, External Affairs, Customer Support, Facilities, Corporate Support, and Planning and Analysis groups participated in the emergency preparedness exercise, which was observed by representatives of New Jersey's Board of Public Utilities (BPU). After two years of virtual drills due to COVID-19, the exercise was held in-person at the company's Holmdel office.
"There is no such thing as being overprepared for the curveballs Mother Nature can throw our way," said Jim Fakult, president of JCP&L. "While our crews have had plenty of practice already this year with smaller storm responses, regular emergency drills are another way we work to improve electric service for our customers, in addition to tree trimming and projects that harden our electric infrastructure and enhance its resiliency."
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The drill's hypothetical scenario focused on "Winter Storm April," a potent system that dropped more than 2 feet of snow in several areas of JCP&L's service territory over two days. Widespread wind gusts exceeded 50 miles per hour. The drill's severe weather toppled trees and damaged power lines, knocking out electricity to more than 75% of JCP&L's customers. In the exercise, plows could not keep pace with the accumulating snow, leaving numerous roads impassable and slowing crews in their efforts to access damage and make repairs.
During the training, JCP&L activated its Incident Command System (ICS). ICS is a nationally recognized and accepted emergency management structure used by all levels of government, as well as by many non-governmental and private sector organizations, such as JCP&L, to improve coordination and collaboration during major storms or other natural disasters.
As part of the collaboration with local governments, JCP&L officials have met with representatives of the offices of emergency management in the counties that make up the company's 1.1-milllion customer service area.
In the aftermath of a major weather event, JCP&L crews follow a formal restoration process and typically address outages that restore the largest number of customers before moving to more isolated problems. They generally prioritize hospitals and other critical medical facilities, communications facilities and emergency response agencies. After that, crews work to restore power as quickly as possible to the rest of the customers.
"Our teams are always at the ready and follow a prescribed process when storms are in the forecast," said Fakult. "Preparation is important for us, and as the winter season nears, our customers should start to make sure their families are prepared as well."
For more information about FirstEnergy's storm restoration process and tips for staying safe, visit the 24/7 Power Center at www.firstenergycorp.com/outages.
JCP&L, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp., is an electric distribution company serving 1.1 million customers in the counties of Burlington, Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren. Follow JCP&L on Twitter @JCP_L, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/JCPandL or online at www.jcp-l.com.
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