The Back Care Center Blog

We're Taking On Domestic Violence

Taking on Domestic Violence in Dumont As Mother’s Day is approaching, The Back Care Center in Dumont is again working to help troubled families in the Bergen County area with their annual fund raising drive benefiting “Center for Hope and Safety”. Since 1976, Center For Hope And Safety (formerly Shelter Our Sisters) has offered refuge…

A Sad Story about Back Surgery

Story about Back Surgery A patient from Cresskill came in recently with a sad story. He told me he used to be a runner until herniating a disc in his lower back. The pain started slowly but very soon it had progressed enough to make even walking too painful to bear. He didn’t want to…

One Answer to the Growing Opioid Epidemic: Chiropractic Care

Answer for Opioid Epidemic – Chiropractic Care I am a fan of John Oliver’s HBO show “Last Week Tonight”. His way of adding humor to current news and issues is very entertaining. Recently he did a piece about increased levels of addiction to prescription pain medications and the related increase in the numbers of people…

A Hawk Doesn’t Resent Gravity!

A Hawk Doesn’t Resent Gravity! This past Sunday I was out riding my bicycle in Washington Township and was struggling up a pretty steep hill. I was about half way up and could see the top. My legs were hurting, I was breathing hard and all I could think was “I really hate gravity.” Suddenly…

You Can’t Do That!

Get Healthy Without Surgery in Dumont A patient from Harrington Park came to see me because he was having lower back pain. The pain had started in his back and was traveling into his leg all the way into his foot. The MRI showed that he had a herniated disc that was pinching a nerve…

Do Your Discs Hurt?

Herniated Discs in Dumont Our practice is a bit different from some other chiropractic offices since we treat a lot of people with herniated and degenerated discs. We help them with a combination of tools including spinal decompression, instrument chiropractic adjustments, cold laser and exercise therapy. We’re very successful and most patients get better without…