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 Rumson 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 Rumson 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 Rumson 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 Rumson. 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 Rumson 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 Rumson, 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.
RUMSON, NJ — Forrestdale School in Rumson found a place in the top 10 of new education rankings from U.S. News & World Report for New Jersey's best K-8 schools - the only Monmouth County school on the list.The news outlet based its 2024 Best Elementary and Middle School rankings on publicly available data from the U.S. Department of Education, focusing on student proficiency in core subject areas, it notes.Forrestdale School, 60 Forrest...
RUMSON, NJ — Forrestdale School in Rumson found a place in the top 10 of new education rankings from U.S. News & World Report for New Jersey's best K-8 schools - the only Monmouth County school on the list.
The news outlet based its 2024 Best Elementary and Middle School rankings on publicly available data from the U.S. Department of Education, focusing on student proficiency in core subject areas, it notes.
Schools are ranked on their performance on state-required tests, graduation, and how well they prepare their students for high school.
In New Jersey, the top 10 public elementary schools are:
The top 10 public middle schools in New Jersey are:
The student population of Forrestdale School is 551 and the school serves grades 4-8, the report said. At Forrestdale School, 74 percent of students scored at or above the proficient level for math, and 77 percent scored at or above that level for reading. Student/teacher ratio is 10:1. You can see more details here.
Deane-Porter School is the other elementary school in the district and serves grades PK-3. It was ranked No. 58 in that category in the same report.
The U.S. News list includes data on more than 79,000 public elementary and middle schools nationwide, according to a Patch article.
In the analysis, U.S. News looked closely at state assessment of students who were proficient or above-proficient in mathematics and reading/language arts, while also accounting for student backgrounds, achievement in core subjects, and how well schools are educating their students. Student-teacher ratios are applied to break ties in the overall score.
LaMont Jones, managing editor for education at U.S. News, said the state and district-level rankings are intended to give parents a snapshot of their child’s school and how well it’s doing within its community.
“Easily accessible data on student-teacher ratio, district spending, and the number of school counselors available at the school can keep parents informed and involved,” Jones said.
Patch Editor Michelle Rotuno-Johnson contributed to this report.
Point Pleasant Boro vehemently silenced its soft-schedule critics Saturday with a 42-28 victory over Rumson-Fair Haven at Al Saner Field in Point Pleasant.Barring an upset between now and the cutoff for the public state playoffs on Oct. 21, Point Pleasant Boro should get the No. 1 seed in the South Jersey Group 2. If a rematch with Rumson-Fair Haven in the group semifinals comes to be, it would be played in Point Pleasant.The Panthers accumulated more than 500 yards of offense. Point Boro has now outscored opponents 212-82....
Point Pleasant Boro vehemently silenced its soft-schedule critics Saturday with a 42-28 victory over Rumson-Fair Haven at Al Saner Field in Point Pleasant.
Barring an upset between now and the cutoff for the public state playoffs on Oct. 21, Point Pleasant Boro should get the No. 1 seed in the South Jersey Group 2. If a rematch with Rumson-Fair Haven in the group semifinals comes to be, it would be played in Point Pleasant.
The Panthers accumulated more than 500 yards of offense. Point Boro has now outscored opponents 212-82.
Point Boro, now 5-0, has won 19 of its last 20 games, but none of those victories was as impressive as the one Saturday. That one loss was an unexpected 50-30 beatdown by Willingboro in the sectional semifinals last November, which has fueled the Point Boro onslaught in 2023..
Matt Oliphant, know for his ability to efficiently and expertly run Point Boro’s option offense, proved he can throw it as well as run it.
Oliphant, a senior, finished the day a perfect, 7-for-7 with a career-high 156 yards passing and three TDs — as many as he had all of last season. He also rushed for 145 yards and a TD.
Oliphant had a 40-yard touchdown run and threw a 26-yard touchdown pass to Colin Obser, an 8-yard touchdown pass to Brayden Forfar, and a 61-yard touchdown pass to Brian Simoes.
Jake Croce added 195 yards on the ground and scored twice. He provided the icing on the cake with a 65-yard TD run with 6:25 left to play.
Point Boro also perfectly executed an onside kick to start the second half leading to a touchdown.
Point Boro led 14-0 before Rumson rallied to tie the score at 14 with 3:13 left in the first half. However, Point Boro broke the tie with an 80-yard drive punctuated the TD reception by Forfar with eight seconds left in the first half.
The recovered insides kick by Forfar set up a short scoring run by Croce, giving Point Boro a 28-14 lead. Point Boro maintained the two TD lead the rest of the way.
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RUMSON-FAIR HAVEN, NJ — Independence Day is quickly approaching, which means it's time to fire up that barbecue and find out what Fourth of July fireworks and festivities are going on in and around the Rumson-Fair Haven area for 2023.We gathered up all the fireworks shows, parades and festivals happening in and around the Rumson area so you can start planning now.Here's what's in store this July 4 in and around the Rumson area:July 4 FestivitiesLONG BRANCHOceanfest at...
RUMSON-FAIR HAVEN, NJ — Independence Day is quickly approaching, which means it's time to fire up that barbecue and find out what Fourth of July fireworks and festivities are going on in and around the Rumson-Fair Haven area for 2023.
We gathered up all the fireworks shows, parades and festivals happening in and around the Rumson area so you can start planning now.
Here's what's in store this July 4 in and around the Rumson area:
July 4 Festivities
Oceanfest at Long Branch is Tuesday, July 4, from noon to 10 p.m., on the Boardwalk, 1 Ocean Boulevard, Long Branch
Oceanfest combines community and cultural events and tops off with spectacular fireworks. Visitors can stroll the boardwalk, enjoy performances by dancers, musicians, clowns and carnival acts, and sample foods from a variety of vendors. There will be crafters form all over the Northeast. There is also a sand sculpture demonstration.
This event rakes place rain or shine.
The Monmouth County Historical Association will have a reading of the Declaration of Independence at 9 a.m. on July 4 at the Allen House, at the northwest corner of the Historic Four Corners at Broad Street and Sycamore Avenue. Tours of the Allen House will be offered after the reading. The house is furnished as a tavern to reflect its 18th-century reputation as the Blue Ball Tavern when it served as the very popular and “most noted tavern in Shrewsbury.”
A Celebrate Freedom Fireworks Display will take place Wednesday, June 28, starting at 9:15 p.m. at Bell Works, 101 Crawfords Corner Road. Gather early at Bell Works for the event that runs from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Organizers say you can park at the retail/business complex, previously Bell Labs, and bring a chair to watch the show from the parking lot. Park in the purple and blue lots, and head over to the yellow and red lots to enjoy fireworks, planned for around 9:15 p.m.
The Block is open, organizers say, so you can come inside to cool down, use the restrooms, grab a bite, try out some entertainment concepts, and grab a drink from Bar Bella Inverno while enjoying live, all-vinyl music by DJ Ayotay from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Chairs are welcome in viewing lots, but no open flames are allowed.
The Roof Deck is closed for a private tenant event. However Bar Bella will be open indoors.
You can vote for Shane Sullivan, Rumson-Fair Haven Regional HS, for USA Football's Heart of a Giant program. He supports Middletown charity.|Updated Mon, Oct 9, 2023 at 4:03 pm ETRUMSON, NJ — Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School’s Shane Sullivan learned firsthand of the need for support for childhood cancer victims when his own cousin faced the illness.Now Sullivan, of Rumson, has been nominated for USA Football’s Heart of a Giant Award, presented by Hospital for Special Surgery and the New York Gia...
|Updated Mon, Oct 9, 2023 at 4:03 pm ET
RUMSON, NJ — Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School’s Shane Sullivan learned firsthand of the need for support for childhood cancer victims when his own cousin faced the illness.
Now Sullivan, of Rumson, has been nominated for USA Football’s Heart of a Giant Award, presented by Hospital for Special Surgery and the New York Giants.
And he was praised by his coach for his support of Infinite Love for Kids Fighting Cancer, based in Middletown.
Now in its 10th year, the Heart of a Giant program announced this series of nominees.
"These Tri-State area high school football players, mascots and team managers have all been nominated for the award by their coaches for their commitment, teamwork, will, character and and dedication," the organization said.
And Shane Sullivan seems to certainly fit the bill, according to his coach.
In his nomination, Coach Jeremy Schulte said "Shane has consistently shown a high character level since his freshman year of high school. Since then, Shane has worked tirelessly as a three-sport athlete at a competitive school, which recently ranked second in the state in overall athletics.
"Shane has also remained dedicated to his school work, maintaining a 3.4 GPA in a rigorous academic setting. Even while doing all of this, Shane has found time to volunteer with an organization very close to his heart," he said.
And Shane Sullivan is hoping to support an organization that helps young people who have cancer, Infinite Love for Kids Fighting Cancer.
The coach recalled that "I was approached by Shane in the summertime and he asked if we as a team could do something to honor this month as a means of giving back to a local charity, Infinite Love for Kids Fighting Cancer, that helped his little cousin (now five-years cancer free) during her two times fight against Wilms tumor.
"Infinite Love is a local, 100 percent volunteer-run, 501c3 foundation that provides research grants to our country’s leading hospitals as well as prides itself in helping childhood cancer families both financially and emotionally. Shane has worked with Infinite Love and as of today’s date, has helped raise over $6,000 in a short amount of time," the coach said.
He said that "Grit, compassion, and dedication are all characteristics coaches love to see in their athletes, and Shane continues to display all of the characteristics. We are incredibly proud of Shane and feel that he exemplifies everything the Heart of a Giant represents."
There are nine other nominees from elsewhere in New Jersey and New York states. Sullivan is the only Central Jersey candidate.
The voting period for these nominees is now open until Sunday, Oct. 22, at 11:59 p.m., with the final vote tally determining who will be named the weekly group’s finalist.
The link to vote for the nominee is here.
At the end of the six-week voting process, six finalists and five wild card finalists will be named, for a total of 11 finalist honorees, according to the organization.
Each finalist will receive $1,000 grant for their high school’s football program, with the grand prize winner’s school getting an additional $9,000 equipment grant.
The grand prize winner and his coach will be honored on the field at a future New York Giants game this season. The grand prize winner will be selected based on video submissions stating why they have the Heart of a Giant, the organization says.
For more information on the program, click here.
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