Chiropractor Brooklyn Blog

The chiropractor Brooklyn Blog at Community Chiropractic & Acupuncture located in Park Slope, Brooklyn 11215, was started to let you know how we apply both Eastern and Western medical theory to establish a diagnosis and treatment plan designed specifically for each patient.

Furthermore, our goal is to help our patients enjoy an optimal quality of life with improved physical health, mental well-being, and a sense of spiritual tranquility.

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Take a look at some of our health tips below in our chiropractor Brooklyn blog for information about improving your life.

Study Finds Cannabis Compounds Prevent Infection By Covid-19 Virus

By Karen | January 13, 2022 |

Our science research dollars are not just up in smoke this time. The medical community seems to have found another tool to fight the spread of COVID-19. Researchers at Oregon State University have published a report that claims, “Cannabinoids Block Cellular Entry of SARS-CoV-2 and the Emerging Variants.” I’m sure more research will be needed…

Did you party too hard on New Years? Find the Sleep you Deserve

By Karen | January 6, 2022 |

Finding it hard to stay asleep? The sounds of the city can make falling asleep difficult enough, but many people struggle to stay asleep because of their sensitivity to noise. It is easy to be a deep sleeper- the kind who sleeps through smoke alarms- when you are young, but as we get older, we…

Make 2022 the Year of Preventative Health

By Karen | December 29, 2021 |

Health is trending for 2022 What is more important than your health in 2022? Trending aside, this new year is awash with possibilites for improving your health on a holistic scale. At our office we are concerned with two parts of holistic wellness: Preventative Healthcare Musculoskeletal Medicine We focus on using natural modalities to improve…

Merry Christmas from a Concerned Chiropractor

By Karen | December 22, 2021 |

Christmas has a way of hampering people’s fitness progress Nowhere is this more evident than in our spines! The most important things we can do for our spines are:  Maintain a healthy weight Maintain a reasonable level of activity Avoid inflammation Practice good posture The holiday season puts all of this in jeopardy; studies show…

Spinal Traction: Is it Right for You?

By Karen | December 13, 2021 |

Why does spinal decompression feel so good?  Spinal traction is a type of decompression therapy that we provide that is designed to relieve pressure on the spine. Through our everyday activities, we submit our spines to compressive forces that move vertebrae out of alignment, threaten spinal joints and cause overall degradation. As you get older,…

Holiday Health Objective: Don’t Let the Food Derail your Fitness Plan

By Karen | December 6, 2021 |

Holiday foods are filled with inflammation-causing agents This might not be what you want to hear right before the holiday baking season kicks into full swing. And it certainly doesn’t make for great conversation around the baking table. But if you suffer from back pain, it is worth carrying a dose of awareness with you…

Protect Your Neck, Don’t Neglect Your Neck?

By Karen | November 30, 2021 |

Your neck is a densely packed powerhouse of muscles However, these muscles are among the most neglected in the body when it comes to gym time, and they rarely come in for attention unless they are causing problems. This is problematic for a number of reasons: first, an increasing number of us work jobs that…

Holiday Health 101: Tips for Navigating those Laden Dinner Tables

By Karen | November 22, 2021 |

The holiday food coma is a reality that few weight-watchers can afford Thanks to the healthy quantities of fatty foods that seem to pass into our households each holiday season, keeping the weight down can be a challenge that few of us are equipped to meet. No one who is in a weight loss battle…

Landing Softly: How to Minimize Impact on the Runner’s Joints

By Karen | November 9, 2021 |

Good running form means efficiency and speed but it also means injury prevention! If you are trying to improve your running form, it behooves you to focus on minimizing the impact of each step on the joints of your knees and lower back. Yes, this starts with good running shoes, but the degree to which…

This Holiday Season, Practice Exercise Snacking

By Karen | November 1, 2021 |

You will be snacking a lot this holiday season  From the myriad sweet treats to decadent family dinners, the options are endless when it comes to indulgence during the holiday season. For those looking to manage their weight, or keep back pain at bay, this can be a treacherous time. It behooves any back pain…

Moreover, at Community Chiropractic & Acupuncture we are committed to providing individualized and compassionate patient care.

Dr. Karen Thomas founded the practice over 30 years ago with the express purpose of providing leading-edge healthcare to the Park Slope community.

As a result, the practice has grown considerably since then, and moved from its original location at Lincoln Place and Sixth Avenue to Eighth Avenue at Union Street, to its present location at 182 8th Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11215

We want you to know that we are prepared for you.

Furthermore, for the protection of our customers and our employees, we’ve followed the guidance of the W.H.O. and the I.C.C. and their directions to business owners.

Additionally, we have disinfected all surfaces and implemented recommended strategies to keep safe distances between all customers and employees to prevent any transmission.

In conclusion, our team is on top of the most current information available to businesses.

We are open for business.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions about your health at 718-398-3100

We all speak English and...

Dr. Gabe is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese

Dr. Thomas speaks some Spanish but is not fluent

Yolanda, our office manager is fluent in Spanish

Steve, our front office assistant speaks some Chinese but is not fluent

Sofia, our medical biller is fluent in Russian