Community Chiropractic & Acupuncture of Park Slope

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At Community Chiropractic & Acupuncture of Park Slope we provide chiropractic care and wellness services that help your patients achieve a better quality of life on a daily basis. But we also provide education to our patients that will help them optimize their health and wellness, which will end up paying off in dividends!

Below are a few tips we give in order to have a safe and healthy Memorial Day weekend.

Stay Active

If you're planning on taking a trip to the beach, try to hike a mile or two before you sit in the sun. Swimming for 20-45 minutes is also a great way to get a workout in before Memorial Day festivities.

Eat Healthy

In lieu of hot dogs and hamburgers try to opt for veggie burgers or find a way to incorporate fruits and vegetables. Your body and brain will thank you!

Stay Hydrated

Staying hydrated should actually be at the top of the list. Long periods out in the sun (especially if adult beverages in play) can seriously dehydrate the body. Drink at least half your body weight in ounces while you're out and about.

If you experience an injury during Memorial Day or if you're simply due for a chiropractic adjustment, contact Community Chiropractic & Acupuncture of Park Slope today to schedule your consultation.

Acupuncture is a Traditional Chinese Medicine which aims to balance your yin and yang. These types of medicines also aim to harmonize the flow of Qi through the all of the body's meridians, tissues, and organs.

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) treatments also boost your wellness by promoting spiritual peace, not to mention well-being. TCM and accupuncture provide a safe, drug-free and all-natural path to wellness. An experienced acupuncurist uses clean needle techniques, cupping, moxabustion, Tai-Chi, and Tue Na in order to boost patient wellness and vitality.

Below Community Chiropractic & Acupuncture of Park Slope goes over a few benefits from acupuncture. 

Fight Stress

Whether we work a busy job or multiple jobs or take care of a child or multiple children, life stresses can seem like an ongoing onslaught at times. Acupuncture has been proven to lower stress levels, moderate mood, and reduce overall anxiety.

Pain Relief

Whether pain comes from sitting or standing for long periods of time at work, or even from the extracurricular activities we engage in, acupuncture is a drug-free pain relief solutions that also reduces inflammation and swelling.

Less Sick Days

Our acupuncture treatments will help you fight off invading pathogens, boosting the body’s immune system in the process. Having acupuncture done while sick can also lessen your duration of being sick and relieve debilitating symptoms that would normally keep you away from your work.

If you'd like to learn more about the health benefits of acupuncture and chiropractic care, contact Community Chiropractic & Acupuncture of Park Slope today.

Yoga is a great way to rehabilitate the body, re-energize, boost awareness and mental clarity, and a great way to increase flexibility and improve range of motion. Yoga is an excellent companion to experienced chiropractic care. Below, Community Chiropractic & Acupuncture of Park Slope goes over a few health benefits yoga offers those who make the choice incorporate it into their wellness routines.

Increased Flexibility

Yoga will help you gain flexibility, which will help you avoid injury.

Cardio/Circulatory Health

Yoga is great for heart health and improves overall circulation.

Improved Daily Performance

Yoga will improve cognitive function and help you body achieve new levels of flexibility and range of motion, which will help you perform better in your daily duties, not to mention during athletic endeavors.

Injury Prevention

Just like chiropractic care, yoga can be a great help in helping patients prevent energy. When the body is feeling light, loose, and in shape, we perform at our best and our body responds in an optimum way, helping us avoid injury.

If you have any questions about yoga or how chiropractic care can help you on a daily basis, contact Community Chiropractic & Acupuncture of Park Slope today.

Community Chiropractic & Acupuncture of Park Slope believes that quality chiropractic care should provide patients with both quality treatments and a quality experience, from start to finish. When choosing the chiropractor that is right for you, it's important to consider your options and make sure your chiropractor crosses off all of the boxes listed below.

1.) Credentials

Make sure that your chiropractor is experienced and went to a good school. Also, make sure that they have a license to practice! Take a look on their website, their Facebook page, and their Yelp page to see how they present themselves, the treatments they offer, and, most importantly, what their patients are saying about them.

2.) Compassionate Care

Your chiropractor's main goal should be to get you back to active and well again. A quality chiropractor will go the extra mile to make sure that you feel taken care of. They should treat you like a member of their own family.

3.) Cutting-Edge Treatments

Your chiropractor should utilize the latest treatments and technologies to help treat injuries, reduce pain, and provide wellness-boosting benefits.

Your chiropractor should not be cutting corners in any of the areas listed above. They should also have a friendly staff and budget-friendly prices that can fit your current lifestyle. Contact Community Chiropractic & Acupuncture of Park Slope today to schedule your consultation. 

Running is great for cardiovascular health, but it's hard on your joints and on your back, neck, and spine. Nearly as often as you get in those miles you should be getting in stretching sessions, yoga classes, and even visits with your local chiropractic care specialists.

Below are a few tips for runners that may end up saving you from pain and discomfort associated with running.

1.) Engage in Active Recovery

If you're vegging out on your days off, stop! It's better to go on a nice long walk or a hike, or even to take a weekend yoga class low in intensity. Your body will remain active yet have the space it needs to recover from a previous workout.

2.) Stretch it Out

Whether you stretch at home, watch yoga videos from home, or attend a yoga class multiple times a week, you should be stretching out your body and relieving tension that running certainly attributes to.

3.) Invest in Good Shoes

You have to figure a good pair of running shoes will last you 300-400 miles. Your running shoes should be some of your most expensive and supportive shoes. Try to get them made custom if you're willing to spring for it because they're worth it.

Another thing you can do to save your back and your joints is schedule regular visits with Community Chiropractic & Acupuncture of Park Slope. We have a long history of keeping our patients healthy and well, as well as treating any pain and discomfort that comes about from living an active lifestyle.

Back pain comes in many shapes and sizes and can come about from a variety of everyday activities, not to mention strenuous activities of any sort.

When back pain strikes it's hardly ever at a convenient time. Back pain can disrupt your daily routine and even leave you unable to perform your function at work. Back pain is actually the 3rd most common reason patients visit a physician, behind skin disorders and joint disorders.

Below are some of the most common reasons for back pain.

Improper Lifting Technique

Many of our back pains can be chalked up to trying to lift something the wrong way, which can seriously tweak our back, neck, and spine.

Car Accident

Car accidents are among the most common reasons patients experience back pain, usually in the form of whiplash.

Workplace Injury

Workplace injuries happen quite commonly. Injuries occur while lifting something the wrong way at work, from performing the same motion over and over, or sitting at an uncomfortable desk for hours on end.

Bulging Disks

Disks are made up of soft material that can bulge or rupture, which can then press on a nerve, creating back pain.

One simple, drug-free solution to back pain is visiting your local chiropractor in Brooklyn, NY. Community Chiropractic & Accupuncture of Park Slope has a long track record of keeping our patients healthy and well.

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Phone: (718) 398-3100


182 8th ave. Brooklyn, NY 11215

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 Monday:    8:00 am - 8:00 pm
 Tuesday:    8:30 am - 8:00 pm
 Wednesday:    8:00 am - 8:00 pm
 Thursday:    8:30 am - 7:30 pm
 Friday:    8:00 am - 7:30 pm
 Saturday:    9:00 am - 3:00 pm
 Sunday:    Closed