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Tennis Elbow Symptoms & Causes

Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is a repetitive strain injury in the forearm. This painful condition occurs when tendons in your elbow are overworked whether you’re literally playing tennis or you work as a landscaper. Our Brielle, NJ physical therapists describe causes, signs, and symptoms of tennis elbow. We also share a key exercise to help […]

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What’s That Sound? And Other FAQs About a Chiropractic Visit

Do you have some questions about chiropractic? Our very own Brielle Integrated Healthcare Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. Nicole Yarbenet, answers some of our most frequently asked questions about the chiropractic visit.   Q: What is a chiropractic adjustment? Dr. Nicole: Also known as a spinal manipulation therapy, the chiropractic adjustment is a procedure used by […]

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Benefits of Prenatal Massage

Swollen ankles. A sore back. An increasingly heavy belly. These are some of the experiences of pregnancy. Many women ask if massage is safe to relieve their pregnancy pains and safe for their baby. Studies indicate (as do moms-to-be who’ve experienced it) that prenatal massage therapy offers many benefits throughout pregnancy. Benefits include reduced anxiety, […]

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Sciatica Pain Triggers

If you’ve ever experienced sciatica pain before, you know it’s no joke. It’s an aching pain that affects the sciatic nerve, a large nerve that extends from the lower back down the back of each leg.  The team at Brielle Integrated Healthcare is trained to identify the symptoms of sciatica and pain triggers; keep reading […]

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How a Pediatric Chiropractor Helps Your Child Achieve Total Wellness

As they grow, children experience frequent falls and multiple mishaps that may seem rather insignificant in those early years. As time passes, however, these injuries can accumulate and become significant health issues with long-term detrimental effects. A pediatric chiropractor can help a child achieve total wellness. How Chiropractic Care Helps Studies show that many children […]

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Should My Deep Tissue Massage Hurt?

This is a very common question we get prior to booking a deep tissue massage appointment. Many people think it’s going to be super painful, but that’s simply not true. If there is an area that has a knot and is tight, YES, you will feel some pain or discomfort. But it should be more […]

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5 Surprising Benefits of Acupuncture

Needles for healing? Really? It’s true! Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese healing tradition based on the belief that the physical body is a collection of energetic fields. If the body is in a state of good health, it allows for optimal energy flow. On the other hand, if the body is in a disease-ridden state, […]

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The New Health Threat: Your Smartphone

How to protect your health and still stay connected Sometimes, technology can be a pain in the neck. And then sometimes, it can be an actual pain in the neck. So much so that new medical terminology is arising as people flock to the Internet to figure out the aches and pains caused by all those smartphones, […]

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What a Pain! What You Need to Know About Common Headache Triggers

Migraines, tension headaches, sinus pressure, arthritic pain, jaw pain…no matter what you call that pounding, aching, awful discomfort, it comes from somewhere. Inner or outer triggers can cause the body to react with pain that’s felt in the head. These triggers may stem from foods, chemicals, stress, environment, hormones, among other things, and can be […]

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Cold & Flu Season

We said hello to the dreaded cold & flu season in October, and now we’re at the peak of it. At this point, you may have become well acquainted with your fair share of homeopathic remedies, over-the-counter therapies or even antibiotic prescriptions. Are you questioning your life’s choices as you brace yourself for a Neti-pot […]

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