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Thanksgiving Greetings From Village Family Clinic

- Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Very warm Thanksgiving greetings from all of us at Village Family Clinic. As business owners, clients, prospective clients, friends and family, and suppliers our sense of appreciation for all of you has never been higher. Like us, each of you have had unique and serious challenges during the last couple...

Sleep is Crucial for Optimal Health

- Thursday, November 18, 2021

In busy times, it is hard to prioritize sleep. Most of us do not get enough sleep. Consistent, sufficient, and quality sleep is vital for health and wellbeing. If you are struggling with this, Village Family Clinic is here for you! Village Family Clinic's complete care approach will help you...

Drug-Free Pain Spinal Disc Pain Mitigation

- Thursday, November 11, 2021

Drugs. Percocet, Vicodin. Temporary pain relief at best. Dangerous and even deadly at worst. Any way you put it, none are a good choice barring ANY alternative. Imagine having a pebble in your shoe. You can take all the medication you want -- pain killers, muscle relaxers. Do you think...

Common Spinal Disc Problems Can Be Treated Drug Free

- Thursday, November 04, 2021

Today we’re going to discuss common spinal disc problems, but before getting started, please realize that you don’t have to live with spinal disk pain. Chiropractic treatment for spinal disc pain offers a non-surgical and drug-free path to pain relief. Countless people just like you here in Hackettstown now enjoy...

Disc Problem: A Very Common Cause of Back Pain

- Sunday, October 31, 2021

Greetings from your caring friends here at Hackettstown's Village Family Clinic! If you suffer chronic or systemic back pain, read on. We want to help as living with back pain absolutely is robbing you of quality of life. Some back pain treatments can be worse than the disorder. Maybe your...

Backpack Safety Basics - Keys to Your Child's Spine and Neck Health

- Friday, October 29, 2021

Greetings once again from you friends, neighbors, and professional chiropractic care team here at Village Family Clinic! Today’s blog post is about “backpack management”. We keep expecting this annual reminder to stop being necessary at some point as more and more schoolwork becomes computer based and fewer textbooks are being...

Three Tips to Help You Get a Better Night’s Sleep

- Tuesday, October 26, 2021

For some of you, getting truly good sleep is an elusive healthy life habit. Today we reflect on the importance of getting quality sleep as a fundamentally important life skill. There are three key points about sleep: Give yourself time to wind down without light stimulation Establish consistency of the...

Quality of Life Improving Wellness Tips: Value Priced at Thirty Minutes a Day

- Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Hello all and welcome back to Hackettstown’s Village Family Clinic health and wellness blog. Today we’re going to go over general wellness tips about maintaining an active lifestyle. If we motivate you to be active and live a pain free live via simple wellness advice, we feel we win as...

Pain Keeping You from Keeping Up With the Grandkids?

- Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Greetings once again from your Village Family Clinic care team here in Hackettstown! You’ve worked hard all your life and now you’ve decided to adjust priorities. You want to spend less time at work and more time with your children and grandchildren. Our kids and grandchildren love to be active,...

How Chiropractic Can Help Seniors Live More Comfortably and Safely

- Tuesday, October 05, 2021

Greetings friends of Village Family Clinic, and today, particularly warm greetings to our senior friends and neighbors. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), falls are one of the 10 leading causes of nonfatal emergency department visits in the United States. Adults aged 65 and older have the highest...

Patient Appreciation Day (Aug 14, 2021)

- Monday, August 16, 2021

On Saturday, 14 August 2021, the Village Family Clinic hosted a Patient Appreciation Day and it was a huge hit, as always. Even the kids had a good time as you can see from the photos below. If you've never been to one of our Patient Appreciation Days, you are...

Slips and Falls

- Tuesday, April 13, 2021

We are often asked why to consider chiropractic care for children? There are several answers to that. First and foremost, many back and spinal issues in adults start forming at a young age. Slip and falls, sports injuries, some while minor are accumulative in nature. Just like a bank account...

Warm Holiday Greetings To You All

- Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Warm Holiday greetings to you all. We write this note to you with joyous confidence that 2021 will bring happier, healthy, and more profitable days to us all! That wish is certainly a cause for optimistic celebration this Holiday season. Our Holiday gift to you is the gift of small...

Kelly highly recommends Dr. Fedich and the Team at Village Family Clinic

- Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Here's a testimonial from one of our patients: "Hey this is Kelly I'd like to recommend Dr. Fedich and his team very highly. I've been coming here for many years for multiple reasons, mostly my back and neck. I always get relief and I don't need to come in they...

Who wants a Traeger Grill!

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, June 02, 2020

WE are Giving Away a Brand New Traeger Smoker Grill! Here is How you Win!! 🚒 Refer a NEW PATIENT 🚒 VIdeo Testimonial 🚒 Buy a Ticket for a 5 Dollar Donation to the Allamuchy Fire Department Keep the Latest Updates on our Facebook Page! https://www.facebook.com/VillageFamilyClinic/ UPDATE! Due to your...

Condition of the Week: Tension and Migraine Headaches

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, March 12, 2020

Dr. Tyler Carlock, DC, returns today to continue his series of videos designed to educate our patients (and the general public) regarding common painful conditions. We want all of you to know that The Village Family Chiropractic and Multi-Specialty Medical clinic here in Hackettstown stands ready to provide you non-surgical...

Local Office Celebrates 16 years of giving back

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, March 12, 2020

Local Chiropractor Thanking Patients and the community with free food and care! Allamuchy, NJ (March 12, 20202) Dr. James R. Fedich of Village Family Clinic is Celebrating 16 years of helping the community live healthier, pain free lives and record amounts of giving back. The celebration will be April 4th,...

Condition of the Week: “Occipital Neuralgia” Headaches

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Our patients and regular readers of our blog know that we are Hackettstown’s most celebrated chiropractic and multi-specialty medical facility. Part of that reason is our commitment to patient and community education regarding painful health conditions that can be addressed via an assortment of chiropractic care services. Today, Dr. Tyler...

Condition Of The Month: Plantar Fasciitis

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, February 05, 2020

Regular readers of Village Family Clinic blog know that we invest time and energy educating both our patients and the general public through this blog. Today we’re going to educate you on a very common (and very painful) condition that we treat on a daily basis here at our Hackettstown...

John Celebrating Pain Relief Will Crack You Up!

Joseph Coupal - Monday, January 27, 2020

Sometimes you just have to laugh, even if it’s about debilitating back pain. Laughing. That is something our patient, John, has learned to do once again. Check out this video that literally had us all on the floor. No, not with back pain, but laughing as John celebrates the success...

Merry Christmas and Happy Chanukah to You and Yours this Season

Joseph Coupal - Monday, December 23, 2019

Christmas and Chanukah share a similar spiritual message: that it is possible to bring light and hope into the world. These two holidays occur together this year, which makes this an even more special holiday season. This is a season to reflect upon how fortunate we are to have you...

Cervicalgia (Neck Pain)

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The neck, also known as the cervical spine, has two main purposes: protecting the spinal cord and supporting the head allowing it to move with good range of motion. It is made up of bones, nerves, muscles, ligaments, and tendons that are organized in a complex way that allows the...

Now is the Time for Us to Say "Thanks" to YOU!

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Thanksgiving Day is the perfect time to remind one another of the many reasons there are to be grateful. We gather on this day to be thankful for what we have, for the family we love, the friends we cherish, the success we have had, and for the blessings that...

Subluxation Defined

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Here at Village Family Clinic, our Hackettstown NJ Chiropractic care clinic, we take great pride in educating both our patients and the general public about neck and spine health. We’re proud of all of you for conducting your own research. We are thrilled to educate and answer your questions both...

Bulging, Herniated, and Degenerative Disc

Joseph Coupal - Friday, September 06, 2019

Your spine is composed of 24 bones called vertebrae. In between each of this vertebrae are fibrous disc with a jelly-like center which provides shock absorption and flexibility to the spine. The vertebrae’s primary responsibility is to protect the spinal cord and allow openings for nerve to exit from the...

Patient Describes Their Back Examination and Treatment at Village Family Clinic

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, August 22, 2019

Hi, I'm Stephen D. I've been coming to Village Family Clinic about a month and five days. I came in for a quick examination on my back. They examined how my vertebrae were aligning up. They’re trying to get me from a red area to a green area. Not that...

Self-Treating Lower Back Pain At Home

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Hello again from Hackettstown NJ’s Village Family Clinic. Dr. Fedich created a quick video tutorial that outlines some things you can do at home (or in the car) to relieve your lower back pain. Simple things that will cost you no money, no drugs, only a few moments of your...

Linda ONCE Had Pain Head-to-Toe

Joseph Coupal - Monday, July 29, 2019

There is a pivotal moment in virtually every one of our patient-to-provider relationships. That moment is when we first shake hands with them and they share a common story about being at “wits end” regarding their acute and systemic pain. We assure all that we’ve “got your back”, but in...

Things to help while you are recovering from a leg injury or surgery

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, July 23, 2019

If you are someone who has ended up with a leg injury that either required immobilization, reduced weight bearing or surgery here are some helpful hints to help while you are recovering. Difficulty getting up and down from chairs or toilets: For chairs a simple fix is place 1-2 pillows...

Chiropractic Is Just For Pain, Right? Wrong!

Joseph Coupal - Sunday, July 14, 2019

Wrong! A very emphatic wrong! It is true that mostly every patient that enters a chiropractic office has some type of back pain – but this is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to benefits of getting regular chiropractic adjustments. Aside from musculoskeletal conditions such as neck...

Chiropractic is just for back pain, right..?

Joseph Coupal - Monday, July 01, 2019

Wrong! A very emphatic wrong! It is true that mostly every patient that enters a chiropractic office has some type of back pain – but this is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to benefits of getting regular chiropractic adjustments. Aside from musculoskeletal conditions such as neck...

All New Patient Service Fees To Go To Domestic and Sexual Abuse Crisis Center

Joseph Coupal - Sunday, June 30, 2019

Help us Make a Difference! Our entire team here at Hackettstown’s Village Family Clinic is on a mission to help abused women and children in Warren County and are working with DASACC. The mission of the Domestic Abuse & Sexual Assault Crisis Center is to help, serve, and advocate for...

Vincent Celebrates Neck and Back Pain Control Via Acupuncture

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Debilitating pain is an equal opportunity employer. Pain attacks people of all ages and body types. People in pain have a primary mission in life, to find and sustain a pain management program that works for them. Meet our patient Vincent. You’d never know by looking at him that he...

Dr. Carlock Discusses How The Back Is Often The Source of Foot Pain

Joseph Coupal - Friday, June 14, 2019

Hello again from Hackettstown NJ’s Village Family Clinic. Dr. Carlock addresses in the short video below a frequently asked question regarding foot pain. What most people don’t know is, as it pertains to foot pain, more often than not the source of the pain is not originating from the foot....

I Was In Kidney Failure, Now I’m Off All Meds

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Take a moment to consider our most recent patient feedback: “…I was in kidney failure….he took me off all my medicines…”, followed later by “…I don’t need to take any arthritis medicine”. Here’s a lady with a host of quality-of-life medical issues and Dr. Fedich and the Hackettstown Village Family...

Steve Found The Best Chiropractor in Hackettstown NJ

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Our patient, Steve, did his homework and research looking for the best chiropractic services offered here in Hackettstown, NJ. He read with interest the litany of chiropractic, physical therapy, pain management, and other testimonials and put in a call to Village Family Clinic. Listen to Steve tell his story below...

Nick Thankful of His Upper Back Pain Treatment

Joseph Coupal - Sunday, April 28, 2019

Here’s another example of what keeps us gong here at Hackettstown’s Village Family Clinic! We’re helping Nick systematically erase his upper-back pain via a variety of chiropractic services here in our Hackettstown clinic! Nick graciously acknowledges the skills and success of Dr. Carlock and PT Scanlon for leading the way...

Allamuchy Mayor Gives Proclamation for 15 years of Giving Back

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Allamuchy Township Mayor Rick Lomonaco, gave a proclamation on Saturday, April 13, 2019, to recognize the many contributions and services of Dr. James R. Fedich, giving back to the community and helping others along the way. Village Family Clinic celebrated its 15-year anniversary on Saturday in grand fashion. “It’s been...

Chiropractic Care Returns Quality of Life to Car Accident Victim

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Car accident victims increasingly turn to chiropractic treatment here at Hackettstown NJ’s Village Family Clinic to manage systemic pain. Hockey and football players might take issue with the following statement, but a car accident is likely to be the most violent impact you and your body will ever experience. Given...

Carrie D’s Remarkable Recovery from Herniated Disk and Sciatica

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, March 14, 2019

Hello again from Hackettstown NJ’s Village Family Clinic. It gives us tremendous professional reward when our once pain-stricken patients feel so good that they want to share their treatment success stories as does Carrie D. below. She mentions a number of our services in her video that combined to turn...

Herniated Disk and Shoulder Pain Treatments

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, February 27, 2019

"Hi I'm Nicole Miller, I'm a patient here at Village Family Clinic. I've been coming here for about eight months to a year, I originally came in because I had herniated discs in my lower back region. My current plan was really to go on the spinal decompression table. Dr....

Dr. Fedich Contributes to Reader’s Digest Story on Shoulder Pain

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, February 07, 2019

Leading publications continue to turn to Dr. Fedich for professional contribution to their stories. Recently, Reader’s Digest turned to Dr. Fedich as a contributor to their published story: “13 Medical Reasons for Your Shoulder Pain”. Dr. Fedich contributes regarding the subject of “Osteoarthritis”, one of the more common causes of...

Christine’s Pain Decreasing Daily

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, January 31, 2019

When it comes to professional reward, sometimes a smiling face offering select few words says it all. Christine’s came to Village Family Chiropractic Clinic here in Hackettstown with severe pain and seeking pain management via a Hackettstown NJ chiropractic care team. We are so proud to have returned a smile...

Physical therapy proves as effective as surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, January 03, 2019

Researchers in Spain and the United States report that “Patients who received physical therapy consisting of manual techniques for carpal tunnel syndrome” achieved results comparable to outcomes for patients who had surgery for this condition. Physical therapy patients saw faster improvements at the one-month mark than did patients treated surgically....

Happy Holidays from Village Family Clinic

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, December 20, 2018

Our warmest Holiday wishes from the entire team here at Village Family Clinic. Calendar year 2018 was, and continues to be, a truly remarkable year and we take this moment to recognize the joy that each and every one of you has brought to our personal and professional lives. We...

Rotator Cuff Tears

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, December 06, 2018

What is the rotator cuff? It is the tendinous attachment of 4 muscles that start from the Shoulder blade (Scapula) to attach to the top of the Shoulder (Humeral head). Tendons attach muscle to bone and allow the muscle to move/control the joint. Tendons can sustain tears as a result...

It’s Time to Get Hip!

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, November 22, 2018

Things in the world of Hip region pain are changing. So here is a quick synopsis of 4 of the more common hip issues. Femoral Acetabular Impingement (FAI): This is one of the newest hip problem diagnosis. It has come about because of the ability to perform much better imaging...

7 Ways to Naturally Heal a Headache

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, November 08, 2018

While chiropractic care can fix headaches by correcting subluxations in the spine, there are other temporary treatments that help reduce aches. With help from chiroone.net, we have listed 7 holistic, natural ways to relieve headaches. Chamomile tea, a mild sedative, acts as an anti-inflammatory and relaxes muscles and depresses the...

Heat vs. Ice to Treat Pain

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, October 25, 2018

Did you recently go to the gym and bruise, sprain, or strain something? What do you do when you are faced with a painful injury, bruise, or swelling? Do you go for the heat compress or the ice pack to reduce pain? In this blog post, we will set the...

Healthy Meal Plan: The Paleo Diet

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, October 11, 2018

A healthy, balanced diet is essential for overall health, especially long-term. The devastating effects that a poor diet has on the body can lead to the breakdown of fundamental bodily processes. No matter where you are, it is important to establish healthy eating and exercise practices whether that be cutting...


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