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Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) Testing in Hackettstown, NJ

Joseph Coupal - Monday, March 14, 2016

Not only at the Village Family Clinic can we provide CDL and DOT physicals for your well-being, but we can also provide Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) screenings for businesses. The Village Family Clinic is certified to conduct drug and alcohol testing and collect urine specimens. In the accompanying video, Jessica Russo performs a BAC screening on employee Ashley to show how it's done.

Jessica explains to Ashley, "I’m going to provide an air bank to show you that there is no ambient alcohol in the air. You are gonna blow as long and as steadily as you can, not necessarily as hard as you can."

We're happy to report that Ashley's BAC was 0.000 showing she had no alcohol in her system.

If you have any questions about DOT or non-DOT drug or alcohol testing or screening, please visit or give us a call at 908-813-8200. We’d be happy to answer any of your questions.

How Acupuncture Treatment in Hackettstown, NJ Relieves Pain without Drugs

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Acupuncture has been around since Ancient China. The Japanese and Koreans, they all have their own style of needling. I’m not going to tell you which one came first because I don’t want anyone to fight over it.

Acupuncture needles are placed into the body about an inch or two. I like it better than deep tissue massage because I think that the pins are more focused. It goes deeper and more specifically into the anatomy. It is meant to redirect energy in the body. It is used for a host of problems from sinus conditions, back pain, neck pain, all sorts of joint pains, arthritis, even many other immune disorders like lupus and thyroiditis.

This patient also has fibromyalgia and Parkinson’s, and she seems to get relief from the needles. Sometimes with the needles I attach electric stimulation. It gives more stimulation to the muscles and the nerves. I also use an infrared heat lamp with my treatments because the heat and energy shine below the skin and muscle surface.

Many people are afraid of needles but they are more like tiny pins, like hair-thin. All the needles are only used one time and are disposed of. You palpate the skin surface to find exactly where to put the needle exactly. Sometimes you will feel the pinch of the needle, especially if it gets close to a nerve, but sometimes that can be good for the extra stimulation and blood flow.

Currently, acupuncture treatment in Hackettstown, NJ is being offered at this clinic on Tuesdays and Fridays all day from 10am to 7pm. My name is Andrew. You can contact the ladies at the front desk, they’ll be happy to make an appointment for you. Initially, you can expect to see the acupuncturist, as well as the chiropractor, two or three times a week until the symptoms subside and you could be on a once a week treatment.

For more details about acupuncture treatment, contact Village Family Clinic.


A Properly Executed Massage Has a Number of Health Benefits - Hackettstown, NJ

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, February 09, 2016
Massage - Village Family Clinic

Getting a full body massage is one of the most relaxing experiences out there, especially after a tough week, or a hard workout. A massage is perfect for when you want to take a break before you start another busy week. But did you know that a properly executed massage actually has a number of health benefits?

Massage can relieve mild to moderate body aches. Massage therapy in Hackettstown, NJ gets rid of body pains and relaxes muscles. Because of the action exerted on the muscles and nerves throughout the body, a massage allows for increased blood circulation which results in the release of hormones that make you relaxed and help beat pain. With improved blood circulation, the nutrients that are vital to your body are better distributed throughout all your body’s systems ensuring that your internal organs are functioning properly.

Full-body massage therapy is also an great for the skin because it is an effective way to get rid of dead epidermis. When the oil is rubbed on your body, it acts with your skin to exfoliate, especially in areas where it is prone to accumulate. This improves the texture of the skin and keeps it infection-free. While a massage stimulates the skin’s surface, it also activates reflex points that help calm nerve endings.

To find out more about the benefits of full body massage therapy, contact Village Family Clinic.

Nonsurgical Spinal Decompression Therapy for Treating Pinched Nerves and Bulging, Degenerating, and Herniated Discs - Allamuchy, NJ

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, January 19, 2016
DRX9000 Spinal Decompression - Village Family Clinic

If you are currently suffering from a painful disc injury, then nonsurgical spinal decompression therapy in Allamuchy, NJ may be an option to consider for treatment. This procedure uses new, revolutionary technology that treats the disc injury in the neck as well as in the lower back.

One of the many benefits of spinal decompression is pain relief. Severe, debilitating and chronic pain can be caused by a pinched nerve in the spinal column. In nonsurgical spinal decompression therapy this nerve impingement in the lumbar spine is relieved through expanding, rehydrating, and nutrient-loading the discs where the nerve is injured. This option is safe and effective. FDA-certified equipment is utilized to apply distraction forces in a precise and graduated manner to the spinal structure, thus alleviating the pressure and the pain.

Nonsurgical spinal decompression involves stretching the spine with the goal of relieving pain. This therapy produces negative intradiscal pressure to promote repositioning of the affected disc materials and produces lower pressure in the disc causing an influx of the essential healing nutrients into the affected disc. This is why nonsurgical spinal decompression therapy is widely used today to promote an optimal healing environment for pinched nerves and bulging, degenerating, and herniated discs.

To find out more about the benefits of nonsurgical spinal decompression therapy, contact Village Family Clinic.

Happy New Year from Village Family Clinic - Hackettstown, Allamuchy, NJ

Darren Kincaid - Thursday, December 31, 2015

Normally at this time of week, we at Village Family Clinic reserve time and energy to author our blogs. We do this in the interest of keeping you all updated, educated, and informed on subjects that we hope provide you both personal and professional reward.

As we sit now with the holiday celebrations of last week behind us but with the warmth of family still surrounding us, our thoughts are with you. With the New Year just days away, our thoughts include true appreciation for our relationships with each of you and how those relationships allow for us to take this briefest of moments to fully prioritize and celebrate family.

As we approach the New Year's celebration, may you all remain safe and surrounded by family. May 2016 be a most merry and prosperous year for you and your family. And may we be honored with privilege of your continued friendships and faith in our services for 2016 and for years to come.

Warmest Regards To You All....

Holiday Greetings From Village Family Clinic - Hackettstown, Allamuchy, NJ

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, December 23, 2015

This week's blog message is very simple. All of us here at Village Family Clinic wish you and your family the warmest of Holiday greetings and sincere thanks for your continued trust in us. Your trust and continued partnership with us is nothing short of a blessing and it is truly something we celebrate. We offer you all this sincere thanks and pledge to you that we will never tire in our efforts to steadily increase the value of our service to you. Happy Holidays!

Chronic Pain Management Grants Relief for Pain that Does Not Subside Despite Initial Remedies - Allamuchy, NJ

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Chronic pain management in Allamuchy, NJ addresses the specific needs of patients who experience pain that does not go away, therefore requiring intermediate medical skills and techniques to treat it.

Pain is a complex phenomenon made up of many different components. Human beings have always needed the ability to perceive pain as a survival technique. However, as humans in today’s world, we don’t have to live with it.

Pain is the body’s way of letting you know that something is going wrong in your body. However, when pain fails to subside despite providing initial remedies, it becomes chronic and unbearable. This is when chronic pain management is needed most.

The origins of chronic pain can be traced back and categorized as neurogenic, visceral, and somatic. These categories involve nerves, internal organs, skin and deep tissue, respectively. Chronic pain can have many different causes and be associated with a number of disease processes. This is why chronic pain management guidelines have been provided in order to help the medical team safely and strategically determine or develop the treatment plan for relief from chronic pain.

To find out more about chronic pain management guidelines and options, contact Village Family Clinic.

Nonsurgical Spinal Decompression Treats Disc Injuries in the Neck and Lower Back - Hackettstown, NJ

Darren Kincaid - Friday, October 30, 2015
DRX9000 Spinal Decompression - Village Family Clinic

Nonsurgical spinal decompression therapy in Hackettstown, NJ is a revolutionary new technology. This therapy is used primarily in treating disc injuries in the neck and in the lower back. FDA-cleared equipment is used when applying distraction forces to spinal structures in a precise and graduated manner. You can be confident that this treatment is very safe and highly effective.

The nonsurgical spinal decompression technique applies distraction forces that are counterbalanced by cycles of partial relaxation. The unloading due to the distraction force gently separates the vertebrae from one another creating a vacuum inside the discs that are targeted during the therapy session. The vacuum effect, or negative intra-discal pressure, helps induce the retraction of the herniated or bulging disc and takes pressure off the nerve root, thecal sac, or both. The negative pressure brings relief to the pain felt in the neck or lower back. The effect is cumulative and happens microscopically during each treatment. After a few visits, the results are quite dramatic.

Over a series of visits, you will reap the benefits of spinal decompression. The cycles of decompression and partial relaxation that you experience through this therapy promotes the diffusion of water, oxygen, and nutrient-rich fluids from the outside of the discs to the inside, enabling the torn and degenerated disc fibers to begin to heal.

Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression is very effective at treating bulging discs, herniated discs, pinched nerves, sciatica, radiating arm pain, degenerative disc disease, leg pain, and facet syndromes. To find out more about this therapy, contact the Village Family Clinic.

Acupuncture Treatments to Stimulate Your Body’s Natural Painkillers - Hackettstown, NJ

Darren Kincaid - Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Back pain is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide. Regular back pain hinders everyday movement, hampers productivity in in the workplace, and compromises quality of life. Individuals who suffer from regular back pain have been looking for ways to get immediate relief. Whether you have exhausted the traditional pain management solutions, or are searching for a more natural way to relieve your back pain, acupuncture treatment in Hackettstown, NJ may be an avenue to pursue.

Acupuncture originated in China and has been practiced for thousands of years. As a treatment for all types of ailments, it has spread rapidly throughout the Western world because of its pain relieving benefits for all types of pain.

Acupuncture for back pain uses very thin needles on the skin at specific points on a patient’s body. In fact, there are 350 acupuncture points in the body where nerves, muscles, and connective tissues can be stimulated. The thin needles used at these points stimulate and increases blood flow which triggers the activity of your body’s natural painkillers.

Acupuncture is an alternative, effective treatment that provides relief for all different kinds of pain including that in the lower back. With the appropriate combinations of acupuncture points, the patient will experience therapeutic benefits that relieve them of the excruciating pain allowing them to be productive and live without or with dramatically reduced pain. You may also see other improvements to your health after acupuncture treatment. For more details, contact Village Family Clinic.

Chronic Pain Management Supports and Speeds Up Healing - Allamuchy, NJ

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Medical Pain Management - Village Family Clinic

The simplicity or complexity of pain depends on the cause of the pain. When pain does not go away and it requires a wide variety of medical skills and techniques to treat it, chronic pain management guidelines should be created by a medical team that specializes in pain management. When these guidelines are supervised by a pain management team and followed correctly, patients will achieve the pain relief they seek.

The treatment of pain is guided by patient history and the cause of the pain, particularly its duration, intensity, as well as its aggravating and relieving conditions. Chronic pain management is rooted in determining the cause of the problem in order to ease suffering and improve the quality of life of those who are living with pain. While each individual is the best judge of his or her pain, it is best to consult a doctor because pain is often an indication of something bigger.

Pain management is essential, especially for those who suffer with long-term, recurring, or chronic pain. The coordinated efforts of the medical team at the chronic pain management clinic in Allamuchy, NJ is required to support and speed up healing for these cases. The patient must first undergo a pain assessment. The results of that assessment are the basis of the prescribed medicine and treatments to help begin the process of pain relief.

Everyone experiences pain at one point or another. To find out more about chronic pain management, contact the Village Family Clinic.

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Hi I'm Laurel, I'm a patient at the Village Family Clinic. I just want to thank Dr. Fedich and the whole staff for everything they have done for me. My back feels so much better. This machine that I have been using has really helped my back and I just want to thank everybody. Thank you!

Hi! My name Maria and I'm here at the Village Family Clinic. I came for compression for my neck and chiropractic for my back and I'm feeling better. The atmosphere in this clinic is so friendly. They know what they're doing and I would love for people come to this place. They're very friendly, especially my friend Jessica. Fully nice work, everybody fully nice. I wish everybody would come here. Very friendly people in this clinic.

Hi I'm Peggy. The entire team is friendly and helpful, from the moment you walk in the door! To be greeted by your first name makes you feel welcome, this team really cares about YOU! I have 3 pinched nerves in my lower back which is the reason I first came here. Bob taught me stretches to do, Pat & Michelle put me on the stretchingboard & electric shock. ( even providing me with a comfy blanket😍). Dr. Miller keeps me aligned. And there is a crazy woman running around who especially makes me laugh! Abbby!? (Sorry, I forget your name. ) I actually love going here!