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Before or after? When is stretching best?

Before or after? When is stretching best?

It’s amazing how often we do things because “that’s how it’s always been done.” The COVID pandemic has at least one silver lining; it has forced us to revisit old habits.

We’re reexamining everything, it seems, including how we exercise—with gyms closed and all the other disruptions. That brings an opportunity. We are rethinking whether it is better to stretch before or after exercise.

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ELDOA

ELDOA: a unique stretching regimen that targets fascia

ELDOA is a myofascial stretch—designed to stretch and relax fascia, the tissue that surrounds and contains the muscles.

“I refer to ELDOA as the best thing you’ve never heard of,” says Dr. Mark Kemenosh, founder of Kemenosh and Associates Chiropractic. “It was invented by a brilliant doctor in France. It has quite a following throughout the world, but isn’t well known in south Jersey,” he says.

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Working From Home - Back Pain

Working from home can be a real pain. A plan to prevent pain and stiffness.

Technology is a godsend for those of us lucky enough to have kept our jobs during the pandemic. But working from home can leave joints and muscles aching by day’s end.

Since the COVID-19 crisis unfolded quickly, few had the opportunity to prepare for working from home, long-term. Many are making do with what’s on hand – working at the kitchen table, from a laptop or even the coffee table.

Since most of us do not have a fully equipped home office, problems crop up in the neck, back, shoulders, hips and other spots. Fortunately, relief comes down to common sense, making small adjustments to prevent trouble and taking action to keep your joints and muscle limber and healthy during the quarantine.

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Ice or Heat for Injuries – Is the medical standard changing

A very interesting article appeared over at Spartan.com posing the question “Is RICE all wrong?”, and jumps to the question of Ice or Heat for injuries and it caught the eye of Dr. Andrew Gross and Dr. Josh Sand at out office because when we were in Chiropractic around five years ago, the automatic correct test […]

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Jake Arrieta’s Full-Body Pilates Workout and a bunch of NFL players who take Authentic Pilates lessons as well!

The Chicago Cubs pitcher transformed from a struggling young pitcher to Cy Young winner by doing this routine.  Strong statement we know, but that comes directly from Muscle and Fitness magazine!  Lets look a little closer however at the stats leading up to Jake Arrieta doing Authentic Pilates. Directly from the article:  “Before discovering Pilates, […]

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Yoga for improving health-related quality of life, mental health and cancer-related symptoms in women diagnosed with breast cancer.

So Cochrane reviews are very high standards of research and we found it very interesting recently that such a rigorous review supported yoga for improving the outcomes of women diagnosed with breast cancer.  Yoga has many pallative aspects of its practice as shown here in the following Cochrane review which looked at 24 studies and […]

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Dr Mark Kemenosh Seminar Recap – Guy Voyer, DO – Joint Pumping – Articular Pumping

While at the Titlest Performance Institute World Golf Fitness Summit a few weeks ago, Dr. Mark Kemenosh was introduced to Guy Voyer and Dan Hellman who were teaching an elective course on techniques they have been developing for several years now.  Who is Guy Voyer, DO?  Check out the link below! http://somafinder.com/guy/ This past weekend […]

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Research Roundup – Habitual running ‘may protect against knee osteoarthritis, not cause it’ states new study.

Well would you look at that!  Times are a changing in the old medical world and this time we are getting it right.  We feel pretty strongly here at the office that often times, bones are not thought of as living  objects and that most people feel that bones are just hard, solid pieces of […]

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Monday, September 14, 2015 is the BIG DAY we open our Somers Point, NJ office! REPOSTING!

Originally posted on September 13, 2015 but our old blog was destroyed when we switched hosting companies!  This is a REPOST! You read it correctly, tomorrow, Monday, September 14th, 2015 is the day we have packed up our great office on Ocean City, NJ and are heading for a little more space on the mainland […]

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I think my “insert relative here” could benefit from Active Release, how do I find them in “insert state here”

We are starting to get this questions almost every day of the week now and while it does get repetitive answering the question, we still love doing it!  The scenario goes like this, we get questions or calls a few times a day asking how they can find a family member a reliable, “similar chiropractor […]

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