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Jeffrey Pammer, D.C.

Chiropractor

Dr. Jeffrey Pammer is a Chiropractor practicing in Ridgewood, NJ. Dr. Pammer specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating conditions associated with the neuromusculoskeletal system. While improving each patients functionality and quality of life. Conditions treated include sciatica, neck pain, and arthritis pain, among many others. Dr. Pammer seeks to reduce pain and discomfort through manipulation and adjustment of the spine.
5 years Experience
Jeffrey Pammer, D.C.
Specializes in:
  • Chiropractor
  • Chiropractic Neurology
  • Sciatica
  • Neck Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Chiropractic care
  • Ridgewood, NJ
  • Logan College of Chiropractic
  • Accepting new patients

Can chiropractic adjustments help kids with migraines?

Chiropractic adjustments, specifically upper cervical adjustments, have helped many patients suffering from migraines. Every Chiropractor would go through a proper assessment and READ MORE
Chiropractic adjustments, specifically upper cervical adjustments, have helped many patients suffering from migraines. Every Chiropractor would go through a proper assessment and evaluation to make sure that the adjustment would benefit your daughter and not put her in harms way. Your daughters age will only improve her chances of successful treatment for this condition.

Is it normal to have pain after first chiropractic adjustment?

Physiological soreness is very common following a patients initial treatment, especially if it's their first treatment ever. Similar to going to the gym and working out extremely READ MORE
Physiological soreness is very common following a patients initial treatment, especially if it's their first treatment ever. Similar to going to the gym and working out extremely hard after not going for awhile. If the soreness persists for longer than 36-48 hours I would let the Chiropractor know as the adjustment technique may not have been tolerable for your body or condition.

Why do I feel lower back pain?

As we progress through life (age) we tend to put minor stresses and strains on our spine and musculo-skeletal system. Often times our body can tolerate the subtle inflammation READ MORE
As we progress through life (age) we tend to put minor stresses and strains on our spine and musculo-skeletal system. Often times our body can tolerate the subtle inflammation associated with this change until we reach our capacity to tolerate them. Once that moment occurs, often times without trauma, we experience symptoms such as pain. There are, of course, other situations that can cause low back pain insidiously (without warning or trauma) however degenerative changes to joint mechanics is a very common cause, especially as we reach mid age.

Does chiropractic treatment really work for kids?

If a Chiropractic adjustment is warranted for your son, then yes it will work to help alleviate his neck pain. As Chiropractors we are highly trained in evaluating patients as READ MORE
If a Chiropractic adjustment is warranted for your son, then yes it will work to help alleviate his neck pain. As Chiropractors we are highly trained in evaluating patients as much as a PCP. Our evaluations help us better understand the proper treatment protocol and if an adjustment is identified to help by the Chiropractor, then yes it will help your sons pain.

Are adjustments dangerous for kids?

Chiropractic adjustments are absolutely safe for infants, children, teenagers, young adults, adults, and elderly. There are many techniques to accommodate for each specific patients READ MORE
Chiropractic adjustments are absolutely safe for infants, children, teenagers, young adults, adults, and elderly. There are many techniques to accommodate for each specific patients needs.

Can a chiropractor treat hip bursitis?

All Chiropractors are trained in Physiotherapy modalities including E-Stim, Ultrasound, Inferential, etc that are designed to treat bursitis. Some also specialize in myofascial READ MORE
All Chiropractors are trained in Physiotherapy modalities including E-Stim, Ultrasound, Inferential, etc that are designed to treat bursitis. Some also specialize in myofascial techniques (ART, Graston, etc) to aid in proper mechanics and reduced tissue inflammation. By treating the bursa directly and assessing the muscular components of the hip that lead to bursitis a Chiropractor is more than qualified to treat hip bursitis.

Is a chiropractic activator safe for babies?

Activator technique is a tool assisted Chiropractic technique that can be modified to treat any age of patient. Each Certified Activator provider is highly trained to treat any READ MORE
Activator technique is a tool assisted Chiropractic technique that can be modified to treat any age of patient. Each Certified Activator provider is highly trained to treat any age group within that technique.

What can be the tingling in hand be?

The tingling in your hands can arise from a multitude of different body systems. Musculo-skeletally it can arise from compression of the nerve roots in the neck, impingement of READ MORE
The tingling in your hands can arise from a multitude of different body systems. Musculo-skeletally it can arise from compression of the nerve roots in the neck, impingement of the nerve at the wrist (carpal tunnel), or even impingement of the nerves as they traverse down the arm. Proper evaluation from a health care professional will best assess the cause and potential treatment options. EMG/NCV studies are highly successful in evaluating tingling, however vitamin deficiencies, vascular inefficiencies, and hormonal deficits can also manifest tingling in the hands.

Can pregnant women go see a chiropractor?

Yes, pregnant women can get adjusted and are recommended to receive care throughout their pregnancy to enhance the natural birthing process. There is a specific technique (Webster READ MORE
Yes, pregnant women can get adjusted and are recommended to receive care throughout their pregnancy to enhance the natural birthing process. There is a specific technique (Webster technique) designed specifically to treat pregnant women.

How long do I have to wait to exercise after a back adjustment?

Typically exercising the same day as an adjustment is fine, however this advise would be dependent on if you are getting treated for pain or on a wellness program. If pain is the READ MORE
Typically exercising the same day as an adjustment is fine, however this advise would be dependent on if you are getting treated for pain or on a wellness program. If pain is the indicator for your treatments then I would suggest discussing exercise programs and frequency with a professional.

Are chiropractic adjustments effective for neck muscle pain?

Yes, many Chiropractors are effective in relieving neck pain associated with both joint and muscle origins. They will asses the mechanics of the musculature and joints of the neck READ MORE
Yes, many Chiropractors are effective in relieving neck pain associated with both joint and muscle origins. They will asses the mechanics of the musculature and joints of the neck to create a proper treatment plan.

Can a chiropractor help me with chronic lower back pain?

Chiropractic care is highly effective in treating low back pain caused by various musculo-skeletal conditions. They perform a thorough evaluation to ensure that an adjustment is READ MORE
Chiropractic care is highly effective in treating low back pain caused by various musculo-skeletal conditions. They perform a thorough evaluation to ensure that an adjustment is warranted prior to treatment and explain the benefits, risks, and alternative treatment options.

How long does a chiropractic adjustment of a neck take?

Adjusting the cervical spine (neck) does not take long at all. The average adjustment can take as little as 3 minutes depending on if your practitioner utilizes muscle work prior READ MORE
Adjusting the cervical spine (neck) does not take long at all. The average adjustment can take as little as 3 minutes depending on if your practitioner utilizes muscle work prior to the physical adjustment of the spine. Most providers will book 15 minute visits for treatment to accommodate for adjustments but the actual delivery of an adjustment takes little to no time at all (palpation and evaluation of the joints takes the most time).

What is the best way to get my muscles to relax?

There are many options to alleviate muscle tightness such as massage, stretching, exercises, ice, etc. Resting and not straining the muscles again is a good start and if the symptoms READ MORE
There are many options to alleviate muscle tightness such as massage, stretching, exercises, ice, etc. Resting and not straining the muscles again is a good start and if the symptoms don't relieve themselves within 48 hours I suggest consulting with a Chiropractic physician to assess and evaluate your symptoms.

How long does chiropractic adjustment last?

The typical treatment takes anywhere from 10-45 minutes depending on if an evaluation must be performed. Most treatments will take 10-15 minutes if no evaluation is required. The READ MORE
The typical treatment takes anywhere from 10-45 minutes depending on if an evaluation must be performed. Most treatments will take 10-15 minutes if no evaluation is required.

The length of relief from a Chiropractic adjustment varies from patient to patient and is often times dependent upon the symptoms, diagnosis, and scheduled treatment plan.

What can I do at home for sciatica pain?

Yes, there are exercises and stretches designed to help alleviate sciatic pain symptoms. That being said, sciatica is a symptom which arises from a few different origins (nerve READ MORE
Yes, there are exercises and stretches designed to help alleviate sciatic pain symptoms. That being said, sciatica is a symptom which arises from a few different origins (nerve root compression, disc irritation, peripheral nerve entrapment, etc). I highly suggest getting a proper diagnosis to evaluate what is causing the symptom of sciatica so proper exercises can be performed without exacerbating your pain.

Are chiropractic adjustments safe?

Yes, Chiropractic adjustments are a safe and effective way of treating neck pain. Every Chiropractor will administer a thorough evaluation to assess if an adjustment is warranted READ MORE
Yes, Chiropractic adjustments are a safe and effective way of treating neck pain. Every Chiropractor will administer a thorough evaluation to assess if an adjustment is warranted and a safe form of treatment. They will also explain the benefits, risks, and alternatives to treatment and explain exactly what a Chiropractic adjustment does.

Is my lower back pain related to my sciatic nerve?

Yes and no. Typically pain related to the sciatic nerve with radiate into another region of the lower extremity such as glute, hip, thigh, hamstring, etc. The sciatic nerve does READ MORE
Yes and no. Typically pain related to the sciatic nerve with radiate into another region of the lower extremity such as glute, hip, thigh, hamstring, etc. The sciatic nerve does however originate from multiple intervertebral areas in the low back (between the vertebra). If there in any type of joint dysfunction, joint space narrowing, or disc irritation this can cause low back pain which can progress into sciatic symptoms.

Is chiropractic treatment safe for a 60-year-old?

Yes. Chiropractic treatments are very safe and effective in treating back pain for any age. A thorough evaluation is performed to ensure that there are no contraindications to READ MORE
Yes. Chiropractic treatments are very safe and effective in treating back pain for any age. A thorough evaluation is performed to ensure that there are no contraindications to treatment.

Could posture cause lower back pain in children?

Posture is highly correlated to back pain, especially among younger children and teens given the advances in technology and gaming. I recommend having your being seen by a Chiropractor READ MORE
Posture is highly correlated to back pain, especially among younger children and teens given the advances in technology and gaming. I recommend having your being seen by a Chiropractor or other posture specialist to assess the mechanics of his spine and supporting musculature so that a proper treatment plan can be developed. Typical treatment plans will consist of exercises to strengthen posture stabilizing musculature.