Get Healthy NJ Blog


Sarcopenia: Don't Let It Get You Down

Sarcopenia is a scary sounding word, but it’s a condition all adults should become familiar with.


Chiropractic: A Natural Approach To Treat Fibromyalgia

Many people are now seeking natural remedies for fibromyalgia, and chiropractic care is at the forefront of the natural approach.


Is It Healthier To Sit or Stand at Work?

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.


Chiropractic Can Be a Weapon against Arthritis

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.


FORE! Keep Your Spine Flexible to Improve Your Golf Swing

If you've been fairly sedentary all winter and can't wait to hit the links, take note.


Spring is Here! Walk Your Way to Better Health

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.


Stress Can Be a Pain in the Neck

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.


Snow Shoveling Safety

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.


ANJC Recognizes Black History Month

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.