Kinesio Taping

Kinesio Taping helps reduce inflammation and swelling underneath the skin. Can you please describe what Kinesio Tape is? Dr. Edward Camacho: Kinesio tape is an elastic therapeutic tape. It’s designed to mimic the qualities of human skin. It is not…
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Chiropractic and the Olympic Games

  As a chiropractor I have been able to use chiropractic care for Olympic Athletes to improve their performance during the Olympic Games. When I was at the winter games in Turino, Italy I was introduced to the skip for…
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Chiropractic and Athletics

Chiropractors work with athletes to make sure their bodies are in alignment with no nerve interference so they can perform at their peak. How does chiropractic care help athletes who have suffered a sports accident or injury? Dr. Ira Shapiro: You…
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FAKTR For Sports Injuries

    Any athlete that has a soft tissue injury would benefit from FAKTR treatment. Whether the injury is to a ligament, muscle or tendon, it is going to respond favorably to FAKTR. FAKTR combines soft tissue treatment with resistance…
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FAKTR – Reduce Pain and Restore Function

FAKTR stands for Functional and Kinetic Treatment with Rehabilitation. FAKTR treatment reduces pain and restores function to injured areas. Let me start by asking what does FAKTR stand for? Dr. Ira Shapiro: FAKTR stands for Functional and Kinetic Treatment with Rehabilitation. It’s…
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Tips To Avoid Forward Head Posture

Forward head posture is where your skull is protruded forward more than an inch over the atlas which is the vertebra in your neck that your head rests on. It is stated that for every inch that your head protrudes…
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Never Dismiss the Pain

Never Dismiss the Pain

By Dr. Ira Shapiro, Director of the Plaza Chiropractic Center in Old Bridge, New Jersey Nearly 30 years ago, millions of Americans everywhere joined the physical fitness craze that was fueled by celebrities in tight fitting leotards selling their latest…
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Stand Tall

Stand Tall to Look and Feel Better

By Dr. Ira Shapiro, Director, Plaza Chiropractic Center, Old Bridge, New Jersey Many of us never listened despite the continued warnings. “Don’t slouch” and “stand up straight” were far more than overbearing directives. They were precautions for the bad things…
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Aging Gracefully

Aging Gracefully With Optimism, Reason and Challenge

By Dr. Ira Shapiro, Director, Plaza Chiropractic Center, Old Bridge, New Jersey Aging gracefully is the dream of many individuals. Unfortunately, it often seems like life has other plans. Stress, time limitations, illness, injury, heavy workloads, and other responsibilities commonly…
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