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James M. McDaid DC
Specializes in Chiropractic
Average rating 4.35 stars out of 5 (10 ratings)
Address: 1 Diamond Hill Road, Summit, NJ 07922
Clinical Interests: auto injury, training, PCL injury ... (Read more)
Dr. Joseph Assumption Barbier D.C.
Specializes in Chiropractic
Average rating 4.33 stars out of 5 (3 ratings)
Address: 1219 Liberty Avenue, Hillside, NJ 07205
Clinical Interests: craniosacral therapy, spine problems, trigger point therapy ... (Read more)
Dr. Nicolas Chillemi D.C.
Specializes in Chiropractic
Average rating 4.86 stars out of 5 (35 ratings)
Address: 1949 Westfield Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Todd Schragen, D.C., CCSP, ART
Specializes in Physical Therapy, Chiropractic
Average rating 4.44 stars out of 5 (8 ratings)
Address: 381 Walnut Street, Livingston, NJ 07039
Dr. Richard Edwin Glass D.C.
Specializes in Psychiatry, Chiropractic
Average rating 3.0 stars out of 5 (1 rating)
Address: 236 E Westfield Avenue, Roselle Park, NJ 07204
Dr. Steven Jay Goldfarb D.C.
Specializes in Chiropractic, Acupuncture
Average rating 4.72 stars out of 5 (15 ratings)
Address: 1339 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052
Phone: 973-325-8884
Clinical Interests: Nambudripad's Allergy Elimination Techniques (NAET), gua sha, anxiety ... (Read more)
Dr. Cathy Ostroff DO
Specializes in Chiropractic, Nutrition
Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (1 rating)
Address: 248 Columbia Turnpike, Florham Park, NJ 07932
Clinical Interests: activator methods, spine problems
Dr. Dominic J. Frio D.C.
Specializes in Chiropractic
Average rating 4.95 stars out of 5 (21 ratings)
Address: 50 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ 07052
Dr. Eric Whitehouse D.C.
Specializes in Chiropractic
Average rating 4.93 stars out of 5 (28 ratings)
Address: 649 Central Avenue, Westfield, NJ 07090
Dr. Rachel Baluyot D.C.
Specializes in Chiropractic
Average rating 4.5 stars out of 5 (2 ratings)
Address: 68 Essex Avenue, Maplewood, NJ 07040
Dr. Wayne Jonathan Bass DC
Specializes in Chiropractic
Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (7 ratings)
Address: 513 Valley Street, Maplewood, NJ 07040
Dr. Steven G. Clarke DC
Specializes in Chiropractic
Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (10 ratings)
Address: 25 High Street, West Orange, NJ 07052
Dr. Laurie Nicoletti Sheppard DC
Specializes in Chiropractic
Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (2 ratings)
Address: 171 Ridgedale Avenue, Florham Park, NJ 07932
Dr. Todd Louis Tyminski DC
Specializes in Chiropractic
Address: 171 Ridgedale Avenue, Florham Park, NJ 07932
Dr. Joseph John Herbert D.C.
Specializes in Chiropractic
Average rating 2.93 stars out of 5 (10 ratings)
Address: 101 Old Short Hills Road, West Orange, NJ 07052
Dr. Frank Matthew Caldwell DC
Specializes in Chiropractic
Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (2 ratings)
Address: 20 N 20th Street, Kenilworth, NJ 07033
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What is Chiropractic?

A chiropractor is a licensed healthcare professional that focuses on restricted movement or inflammation in the joints of the musculoskeletal system that may be putting pressure on the spinal column and nerves. These impingements, as they are known, are thought to affect the health of the entire body. Chiropractors use non-invasive techniques to adjust the restricted joints with the goal of reducing pain and increasing mobility. Chiropractic is generally categorized as alternative or complementary medicine.

Patients may see a chiropractor for any variety of complaint, but most commonly, they seek treatment for back pain, neck pain, headaches, or joint issues. Chiropractors are specially trained to examine the joints, bones, and muscles of the body and to notice misalignment, tenderness, or asymmetry. They also check their patients for range of motion, stability, and muscle tone. Chiropractors are trained in using imaging (such as xrays) and orthopedic or neurologic testing to gain a good understanding of the problems affecting their patients.

When joints have become restricted in their ability to move by injury or inflammation, a chiropractor may perform what is called an adjustment to try and restore motion. When applied to the vertebrae of the spine, this technique is called spinal manipulation. It involves the application of a small amount of force directly to the joint, either by hand or with chiropractic tools (such as a spring-loaded activator). This allows the joint to begin moving freely again, frees up nerve tissues that may have been caught by an inflamed joint, and increases blood flow, all of which encourage healing. When it comes to the spine specifically, the belief is that restoring its structural integrity reduces pressure on surrounding neurological tissues of the spinal column and nerve branches, which reduces pain and improves health.

Chiropractic is one of the fastest growing health specialties in the United States. It can often treat problems with pain and joint mobility effectively, without the use of surgery or medications. Because of this, it continues to gain in popularity.

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