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Chiropractic More Effective for Neck Pain Than Other Therapies

Chiropractic More Effective for Neck Pain Than Other Therapies By Dr. Dani Stekel D.C. Neck pain is believed to affect between 10% and 15% of the general population, and is particularly likely in those over 50 years of age. Neck pain is frequently accompanied by headaches, dizziness or other symptoms.¬† In addition, certain movements or […]

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Is Your iPad Causing You Neck and Shoulder Pain?

Is Your iPad Causing You Neck and Shoulder Pain? By Dani Stekel D.C. It is estimated that up to 300 million tablet computers such as the iPad may be sold by 2015, which seems entirely possible, given their ubiquitous appearance on trains, in cafes, and even at the supermarket. It has already been shown that […]

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What is the Best Warm-Up for Running?

What is the Best Warm-Up for Running? By Dr. Dani Stekel D.C. Although a thorough warm-up may add time to your workout, it is an important part of your routine and should not be skipped or skimped upon. Runners who do not adequately warm up prior to training are at greater risk of injury and […]

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Which Conditions Respond Well to Chiropractic Care?

Which Conditions Respond Well to Chiropractic Care? By Dr. Dani Stekel D.C. Chiropractic care is a safe, non-invasive form of therapy that can be used to treat a wide variety of ailments. Most chiropractors not only perform adjustments to the spinal column, but treat the extremities as well, adjusting misaligned joints and vertebrae so as […]

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How Chiropractors Assess and Treat Whiplash

How Chiropractors Assess and Treat Whiplash By: Dani Stekel D.C. Whiplash associated disorders (WAD) are common injuries of the neck caused by a rapid distortion of the cervical vertebrae. Such distortion occurs when the head undergoes a sudden stop while moving at speed, jarring the muscles and ligaments of the neck, which move forwards and […]

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Taking Care of Neck Pain

By: Dani Stekel DC Neck pain can be aggravating, and depending on the severity can really make daily tasks…well…”a pain in the neck!” I’ve been a chiropractor in midtown manhattan on west 57st. since 1998, and I’ve seen many patients over the years with neck pain.¬†There are many causes of neck pain. From car accidents, […]