Massage Therapy Ancient, Valuable Art

Massage therapy is one of the oldest and simplest forms of medical care. The earliest written records of massage therapy were discovered in Egypt and China. Tomb paintings in Egypt depict individuals being kneaded by others. “The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine” from the Chinese dates to 2,700 B.C. …

Benefits of Acupuncture Over Western Medicine

An ancient practice that dates back nearly 3,000 years, the practice of acupuncture has become more popular as people with debilitating conditions and pain seek out alternative healing therapies to replace surgery and drug treatment. While Western science and medicine are still the go-to methods for treating many illnesses and …

Chiropractic Care Tackles A Variety Of Problems

What conditions can be treated successfully with chiropractic care? Low back pain, upper back pain, neck pain and headaches are the four most common reasons people seek chiropractic care. Radiating pain or numbness in arms or legs is commonly related to spine issues. Chiropractic care also can be beneficial for …

Can a Chiropractor Help Sciatica?

Sciatica is a term which is used to describe pain in the buttocks, thigh, leg, and/or foot. The pain is usually of a burning, numbing, or stinging nature. There may or may not be any back pain. Sciatica is usually the result of a herniated or bulging disc that puts …

Exercises to Reduce Neck Pain

The odds are that you’ll get a pain in your neck at some time or other. The neck has the enormous job of holding up and balancing a head that weighs approximately 10 pounds. And it has to perform this task with only seven small cervical vertebrae and a few …

Exercise as Effective as Medicine?

A recent New York Times article discusses the importance of exercise and how it can often trumps the need for medications. Studies on exercise found that is significantly reduces the mortality rate of deaths relating to diabetes, stroke and heart disease. Exercise routines found to combat these diseases include aerobic …

Dr. Trabulsi Shovels Snow and Ouch!

Our wonderful Dr. Trabulsi was shoveling snow around his house almost two weeks ago and hurt his back.  As you’re all aware, it’s been heavy snow falling on our fair city.  He injured his right sacroiliac, causing muscle spasms.  When Dr. Trabulsi woke up the next morning, his movements were …

Dr. Trabulsi Corrects Breech Baby

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 …

The Benefits of a Vegetarian Diet!

Why Go Vegetarian There are many reasons why people choose a healthy vegetarian lifestyle. From hoping to heal a specific health condition, to avoid risks and dangers that exist in many food manufacturing methods, or to simply live a happier, healthier life with a better diet. There are many myths …