LifeClinic of Bridgewater, NJ
Meet the Team
Dr. Ian Barry
Dr. Ian Barry graduated from Denison University in 2015 and received his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Palmer College of Chiropractic Florida campus in 2018. Dr. Barry has been providing quality patient care in New Jersey since 2019. Through his experience as an athlete, Dr. Barry understands the tremendous impact that Chiropractic care can provide for athletes of all ages to optimize a high level of sports performance. In addition to his passion for working with athletes, Dr. Barry has clinical experience treating patients of all ages from infants to adults seeking treatment for a variety of conditions.
Dr. Barry’s desire is to connect and form long lasting relationships with his patients promoting total body wellness with holistic Chiropractic care to restore and promote optimal recovery, wellness and growth.
Dr. Barry will provide attentive and personalized care utilizing a variety of techniques in order to help patients feel their best. He is certified in Active Release Technique® (ART), and utilizes performance tape (Rock Tape and KT tape) and instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (IASTM) to treat a variety of musculoskeletal conditions.
Bridgewater, NJ Chiropractic Services
Bridgewater, NJ Rehabilitation
Our rehabilitation services are designed to help you recover and resume your normal lifestyle after a serious injury, operation, or medical condition. Get back to doing the things you love with these procedures:
Accident Injury Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation services help treat injuries resulting from car and motor accidents, slips and falls, and other forms of mishaps. We can treat minor to serious issues, from sprains and strains to herniated disc and rib injuries.
Sports Injury Rehabilitation
This safe therapeutic pain treatment mainly targets athletes to help them recover from sports injuries and achieve optimal performance. It includes exercises designed to restore their pre-injury condition. We also develop personalized exercises to help improve range of motion.
Work Injury Rehabilitation
Accidents or injuries that happen in the workplace can be treated with work injury rehabilitation. Slipping over wet floors, falling down a flight of stairs, and overexerting force on a joint are common instances of this.
Pre- and Post-operative Care
This type of care helps a patient not only after their surgery but prepares them physically for the procedure. Pre-operative care could help improve your chances of a positive outcome, while post-operative care helps speed up your recovery.
Bridgewater, NJ Special Services
LifeClinic’s chiropractic center at Bridgewater also provides alternative therapies and specialized treatments to help alleviate pain and other symptoms.
This special service is a popular option among people with chronic circulation issues. These issues are commonly due to injuries, surgery, and weight gain. Normatec Compression Therapy is a type of massage where compressed air is used to apply pressure to your legs and other body parts. It enhances blood flow to speed up the body’s natural ability to recover. It can also release tension in your body, thus reducing pain, discomfort, and soreness felt. Some studies have shown that it can also enhance your flexibility.
Theragun Percussive Therapy
Experience a faster muscle recovery time and reduce pain especially after working out or doing sports with the Theragun Percussive Therapy. This method makes use of a handheld massage gun that looks like a power drill.
This soft tissue manipulation procedure can reduce the soreness of the muscles. Its strong vibrations are enough to penetrate deep muscle layers that manual massages can’t reach. Other benefits of Theragun Percussive Therapy include increased blood flow to the affected areas and reduced muscle inflammation.
Conditions We Treat
LifeClinic offers various treatment plans that are customized to your needs. We can treat various musculoskeletal conditions, such as the following:
The swelling of one or more joints is known as arthritis. This rheumatic condition causes pain and a decreased range of motion. The older you get, the more susceptible you are to this condition. Treatments for arthritis vary but have a general goal of reducing symptoms and improving the patient’s quality of life. The most common types are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. The former targets the cartilage and causes them to break down while the latter attacks the joints.
Bursitis occurs when the joints become inflamed, tender, and swollen. This condition targets the bursae or the fluid-filled sacs that act as a cushion to your bones, tendons, and muscles near your joints. It commonly occurs in the elbow, hip, and shoulder, but can also develop in the knee and heel.
This condition is more commonly known as knee pain. People of all ages can develop this. It can be caused by a ruptured ligament or torn cartilage. Arthritis, gout, and other medical conditions are also possible causes. Common symptoms of knee pain include swelling, weakness, stiffness, and popping sounds in the knee area.
Our spine is made up of several bones called vertebrae. They are cushioned by discs that act as shock absorbers for the spinal bones. When a fragment of this disc is pushed out of the annulus (outer layer) and into the spinal canal through a tear or rupture, they become herniated, bulged, or slipped. This is a sign of early degeneration.
The spinal canal has minimal space that can’t fit the spinal nerve and the herniated disc. Because of this, the disc presses on the spinal nerve and thus causes pain, which can be severe. This condition can happen in any part of the spine but commonly occurs in the lower back.
Extremity Pain (Arm & Leg)
Pain in the arms and legs are often caused by the frequent usage of the shoulder and hip joints. There are various causes of extremity pain, such as improper posture, overuse, daily wear, and medical conditions such as tendinitis, bursitis, and subluxations.
Arm and leg pain may also result from “referred pain” or pain that you feel in one part of your body caused by discomfort in another region. An example of this is an injured pancreas causing pain in your back or discomfort in your teeth and jaws as an early symptom of a heart attack.
What to Expect
During your 1st visit, our providers will hear the story of what brings you in, perform a new patient examination to determine the root cause of your problem, and briefly summarize what was found.
The examination consists of motion tests, palpation, reflex testing, and muscle strength, to help identify dysfunction in movement patterns and poor muscle engagement.
2 Report Of Finding
During your second visit, your provider will recap what was found in the examination, discuss a solution, review what your personal contribution to care will be, and begin treatment on that day.
3 Daily Appointments
On each subsequent visit, our providers will perform routine assessments to ensure you are track with your treatment plan and provide treatment.
Treatment visits typically consist of a combination of:
- Chiropractic Adjustments: restores, maintains, and optimizes human function by eliminating interference within the joint and soft tissue thus restoring the synergy between your joints, nerves, and muscles. Chiropractic adjustments are only available during sessions with a chiropractor.
- Integrated Muscle and Joint Therapy (IMJT): an advanced, active form of soft tissue treatment that effectively integrates the mind, muscular, skeletal, and neurological systems to achieve optimum balance throughout the body. IMJT is a patented technique available exclusively at LifeClinic.
- Rehabilitation: carefully selected exercises and activities used in a specific sequence in order to reinforce changes made with the adjustment and IMJT. Rehabilitation retrains the body’s “movement habits.”