All posts by: Dr. Ron Spiaggia

Most people know and understand the importance of exercising, but what about resting? Taking rest days during an exercise program is an essential part of muscular growth and gains. When the body is put under immense stress during your workout,...
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Shin Splints. Did you cringe when you read those words? If you did, then you know how annoying and frustrating they are.   Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS), also referred to as shin splints, is caused by excessive stress to...
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Performance Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine is excited to partner with the NFL Alumni Association Our mission to provide premier, non-surgical orthopedic care to athletes and fitness enthusiasts, which is deeply connected to both the purpose and the heart behind the...
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How does Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy work? Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy is an effective treatment option for individuals suffering from chronic musculo-skeletal injuries when other conservative treatment options have failed, and for those individuals looking to avoid surgery.  PRP is...
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In 2001,  Dr. Ron Spiaggia joined Dr. Barbara VanHise in her established Watchung chiropractic office The Back and Neck Care Center.  Fast forward 15 years, Dr. VanHise has retired and Dr. Spiaggia is now the Clinic Director and Founding Partner...
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Recently, my team members approached me about doing something for our local community to help brighten the holiday season… a way to give back.  As the Managing Partner of Performance Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine, I feel that I have been blessed...
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A LIFE OF SERVICE: Values matter.  Character matters.  As the founder and  leader of of Performance Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine I try to show the importance of servant leadership.  Recently we had the opportunity to serve the people of El...
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Herniation in the low back (lumbar spine) can irritate nearby nerves, which can lead to pain, numbness, and weakness in the leg. This condition is often referred to as “throwing out your back.” Often patients with disc herniation are told...
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Son, Brother, Friend, Chiropractor Dr. Diana was born and raised in rural PA, the 3rd of 4 boys. Although they live in different parts of the country – they are just as close today as they were as kids. Growing...
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As we age the discs in our spine tend to lose hydration and height, which may cause disc degeneration. As discs degenerate they become less likely to handle the mechanical forces placed on the disc leading to more serious injuries...
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