Alternative medicine is clearly the largest growth industry in health care today. Last year, half of American adults used some type of alternative care whether it be herbal therapy, chiropractic, acupuncture, massage therapy or physical therapy.  All of these services are offered at Manhattan Wellness Group. In response to the growing demand and in hopes

Today at Manhattan Wellness Group, one of our chiropractors,  Dr. Trabulsi performed his version of the Webster Technique for a woman who is 36 weeks pregnant with a breech baby.  He is very hopeful that the baby will turn, as it has started to turn a bit already. It is considered normal by some for

Fertility and Stress

Monday, 24 March 2014 by

Yoga, meditation, mindfulness, exercise and good nutrition have been successful in many health outcomes and might be helpful for fertility as well.  High levels of pre-conception stress more than double the chances of a woman failing to get pregnant after 12 months of trying, scientists found.  A year of not conceiving despite regular unprotected intercourse

A pinched nerve can be extremely painful.  It normally occurs when too much pressure is applied to a nerve by surrounding tissues, such as bones, cartilage, muscles or tendons.  Disruption of nerve function has many symptoms including numbness, tingling, burning, shooting pain, and weakness.  Simply taking medications does not solve the problem, although it may

Maintaining a healthy diet and exercising are key factors in preventing heart disease, but did you know that chiropractic treatment may also be used to fight cardiovascular concerns?  Instead of limiting chiropractic care to injury therapy and prevention, it is important to know it can benefit the entire nervous system, which can potentially have  a

Acupuncture During Pregnancy

Monday, 03 March 2014 by

Acupuncture is a safe and healthy natural practice during pregnancy.  It is complimentary care to western medicine. Because acupuncture has very few side effects, many pregnant women seek this alternative to drug therapy for a number of common pregnancy complaints, such as nausea, trouble sleeping, back pain, anxiety, mild depression amongst many other concerns.  There

Chiropractic Care and Athletes

Friday, 28 February 2014 by

Many athletes, both professional and non-professional use Chiropractic care to prevent injuries and increase performance potential.  It helps maintain the body and it’s alignment, allowing for peak performance.  It also focuses on the spine, allowing the nerve endings to flow more freely through the body, thus relaxing the mind and allowing more focus on tasks.

Is Thinking Positively Always Good For Us?

Wednesday, 26 February 2014 by

Here at Manhattan Wellness Group we strive to bring you health and well being through a synergy of chiropractic care, physical therapy, massage and acupuncture.  We know that sometimes the body hurts and sometimes the body sings.  We also know this is true with the soul. A recent Mind Body Green article discusses how the

Healthy Snacking

Monday, 24 February 2014 by

For anyone with children, you know to always have healthy snack on hand.  What about when you’re an adult.  Is snacking okay?  Whether you need a few small meals throughout the day or just three big meals a day depends on the individual, everyone is different.  So if your body type needs snacks, here are

Fighting Loneliness

Wednesday, 19 February 2014 by

Everyone experience loneliness sometimes, but if it is a lifelong affliction, there can be serious health risks, which a recent CNN News article discusses.  For most of us the feeling is associated with getting a new job, or moving, but for some it is a serious feeling of disconnection from other people.  In studies a

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