Why Does Whiplash Occur?

How can we explain what causes whiplash? What exactly is whiplash? These are common questions that many Chiropractic patients and everyday people have. Whiplash is a common neck injury which results from an impact to the rear of your body when you are in a static, motionless position.

The jerking movement of your neck when you are forced forward and then snapping your head backward can be stressful on your neck.  For more information, click here to assess and relieve your whiplash symptoms with our qualified chiropractor in St. James.


Can Chiropractic Care Help With Allergies?

Chiropractic adjustments of the spine can do many great things for your body.. Scientific studies have been done to prove there are beneficial effects of chiropractic care. A study done on the relationship of diseases of the vertebrae and allergies gave us some really useful information- and showed that chiropractic can improve allergies. Contact us here for an appointment with a St. James chiropractor for relief.


Eating Healthy During The Holidays

With the most wonderful time of the year among us, it is easy to get sucked into those cute holiday sweets we see everywhere. As the holidays are already a stressful time for many, one does not need the added stress of losing weight after New Years. If you want to avoid gaining weight during the holidays, our chiropractor in St. James can show you how to stay healthy during the holiday season.


Why Does Chiropractic Work?

What exactly is Chiropractic? How can a Chiropractor help me? Is Chiropractic even scientifically proven to work? These questions are commonly asked by people just like you, looking for information about people like Dr. Semente. We can provide you with a chiropractor in St. James that offers spinal decompression therapy, state of the art diagnostics, nerve damage testing, acupuncture, and so much more.


Proper Snow Shoveling Techniques

It’s official, the colder months are amongst us. Although some people love the idea of a beautiful snowfall in New York, others dread the idea of having to shovel their way out of their house. We don’t blame you– it can be difficult to enjoy the snowy weather when you are clearing out your driveway for hours. We want to help you make this winter chore slightly more tolerable this year by giving you some tips on how to properly shovel. Snow shoveling is one of the most common causes of back injuries during winter and we hope that these tips will help prevent injury and pain. If you are unsure if your back is in well enough condition to shovel snow and are looking for a chiropractor in St. James, contact Dr. Raymond A. Semente today.


Sports Injuries

Sports Injuries and Chiropractic Care

Fall is here which means so are our favorite sports like football, volleyball, soccer and many more! Along with the excitement of the sports always comes the risk of the potential injuries that come with them. Dr. Semente is a Chiropractor in St. James that can get your body aligned and ready to go for game day. (more…)

Whiplash Treatment in St. James

When an individual suffers through a traumatic event like a car accident, they often begin to experience neck pain and stiffness. This is typically the initial symptoms of whiplash, a neck injury that is caused by forceful, rapid back-and-forth movement of the neck. In addition to automobile incidents, whiplash can also occur from a sports injury, physical abuse or other trauma. Fortunately, Dr. Raymond Semente is a doctor of chiropractic therapy who specializes in the treatment of patients that have been in automobile accidents. (more…)

Treatment for Neck Pain in St. James

What is neck pain?

Many people experience neck pain or stiffness occasionally. In many cases, it’s due to poor posture or caused by injury from falling, contact sports or whiplash. For the most part, neck pain isn’t a serious condition and can be relieved within a few days. But in some other cases, neck pain can indicate a serious injury or illness and require attention from a specialist like a chiropractor. If you are looking for a chiropractor in St. James, Dr. Raymond A. Semente and his team can assist you. (more…)