Health for the Whole Body
The nervous system plays a major role in the function of every cell, tissue and organ of the body. What does that have to do with chiropractic, you may be wondering. Shouldn’t we be talking about bones? The fact is, bones protect the nerves, which constantly send messages between your brain and body. If a spinal bone is out of alignment, it can affect nearby nerves. Those vertebral subluxations, or misalignments of the spinal column, can impact the health of the entire body. Chiropractic care restores alignment to the vertebrae, allowing the body to do its job to keep you healthy.
Body Balance and Biomechanics
At NJ Spine & Joint, biomechanics and body balance take center stage. Imbalances of the body can cause pain and damage. Pain in one area is often due to imbalances or weakness in other areas, leading to wear-and-tear and degeneration of the joints. Chiropractic corrects the misalignments, relieving pain and preventing degeneration.
Proper alignment of the body’s musculoskeletal structure is important for the whole body. In addition to the spine, other areas that benefit from chiropractic include the neck, back, shoulders, arms, elbows, wrists, hips, legs, knees, ankles, heels and feet.
Expertise in Body Biomechanics and Sports Injuries
Dr. Glenn P. Sorrentino, instrumental in developing the integrated treatment protocols at NJ Spine & Joint, is an expert at body biomechanics and chiropractic techniques and a sports injury specialist. His philosophy is to get to the root of a patient’s problem, rather than just mask the symptoms, so that he can correct the problem with the proper treatment.
Everyone Can Benefit from Chiropractic
Chiropractic is good for all ages, from infants and toddlers to senior adults and everyone in between, including women during pregnancy. Chiropractic provides many benefits, such as improving mobility, circulation, athletic performance, the immune system, digestion, energy, mental clarity and overall body function, while preventing degeneration, stress, disease and pain.
Advanced Chiropractic & Biomechanical Adjustment Techniques
The doctor provides controlled manual manipulation, known as a Chiropractic adjustment, to bring the bones of a joint back to their normal positions, improving spinal motion and body function.
The doctor delivers adjustments to relieve pain and restore range of motion in shoulders, elbows, hips, knees, wrists, ankles and other areas of the body.
With the Sacro Occipital Technique (SOT), the doctor strategically places you on pelvic blocks for several minutes, gently correcting misalignments.
Controlled by the doctor, an activator is a handheld instrument that delivers quick adjustments into targeted areas of a vertebra or extremity. Clinical trials have shown the Activator Method to be an effective method of adjustment.
The Thompson drop-table technique involves a specially adapted table designed to drop slightly when the doctor applies a quick thrust to make a needed adjustment.
Our non-surgical spinal decompression table uses motorized traction to gently and precisely stretch the spine, taking pressure off spinal discs, which act as shock absorbers for the spine.