When to Heat or Ice an Ache

Monday, 16 June 2014 by

In pain management, two of the simplest treatments therapists use is ice therapy and heat therapy. Generally in forms of hot packs or cold packs.  The rule of thumb with cold is if an area is red, swollen, inflamed, or if it’s an acute injury, meaning an injury that just occurred, we want to cool

Reasons You May Feel Rundown

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 by

It’s possible you are feeling rundown, here are a few reasons why. If you’re tired and decide to skip your workout it actually works against you.  Adults who began exercising lightly three days a week for as little as 20 minutes at a time reported feeling less fatigued and more energized after six weeks.  Regular

Eating For Fertility

Monday, 09 June 2014 by

Manhattan Wellness Group promotes over all health and well being through good diet and exercise, chiropractic care, physical therapy, massage and acupuncture. We understand that health and ultimately fertility, is directly correlated to the foods you eat.  When it comes to optimizing health, including reproductive health, it’s recommended women and men eat plenty of  the

Dr. Trabulsi Corrects Breech Baby

Thursday, 05 June 2014 by

One of our chiropractors at Manhattan Wellness Group, Dr. Trabulsi, performs a version of the Webster Technique.  He is able to help turn a breeched baby.  A 37 year old woman came into our office at the beginning of the week with a breeched baby at 36 weeks.  She scheduled a follow up visit for

Benefits of Epsom Salt Baths

Monday, 02 June 2014 by

Epsom salt is a naturally occurring mineral compound of magnesium and sulfate, both of which are easily absorbed through the skin.  Magnesium plays a number of key roles in the body including reducing inflammation, helping nerve and muscle function, and preventing the clogging of arteries.  Sulfates help with the absorption of nutrients, easing migraines, and flushing

Stay Hydrated!!

Tuesday, 27 May 2014 by

Your body is made up of about 60% water.  If you lose even 1.5% of that water, you will become dehydrated and your mood, energy levels, and cognitive function will drop.  Too much time in the sun, too much heat, exercising, or not drinking enough in general are obvious reasons for dehydration.   Here are

Jobs take their toll on us physically and mentally.  The stress and prolonged sitting at a computer can result in persistent aching, throbbing or tingling in the hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder or neck. Manhattan Wellness Group strives to help with these issues through chiropractic care, physical therapy, massage and acupuncture. These soft-tissue work-related ailments are

With our lifestyles of sitting a lot, playing hard, carrying big bags, we are all at risk of back pain.  Here are some tips to preventing it before it starts. 1.  Sit Up Straight You don’t need a fancy, expensive chair, but you do need one that supports your back in the shape on an

Veggies, Raw or Cooked?

Monday, 19 May 2014 by

It’s hard to get enough vegetables into our diets, and then there’s the constant debate on how to eat the, raw, cooked, steamed, microwaved, frozen, fresh etc.  So please, what is best for my vegetables in terms of getting the best nutrition from them? New research show that some veggies may lose a little of

Multiple, brief, bouts of 10 minute exercises through out the day may control blood sugar better than a single, continuous 30 minute workout.  According to new research, a growing body of evidence is promoting spreading exercise throughout the day. Volunteers controlled their blood pressure better throughout the day if they completed three 10-minute walks rather