Meet the Chiropractor
Dr. Theodora Caraway completed her undergraduate studies at Rutgers University, with a Bachelors degree in Exercise Physiology. She earned her Doctorate in Chiropractic from Logan College of Chiropractic in 2003, graduating with honors, While at Logan College, Dr, Caraway also earned a second Bachelor's degree in Human Biology.
Dr. Caraway is certified by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners. She is also certified in Activator Methods, Cox Flexion/Distraction Techniques and Applied Kinesiology and holds a certification in Diagnostic Imaging Interpretation Related to Spinal Trauma.
Dr, Caraway has provided chiropractic care to residents of Washington Township and the surrounding communities for over two decades.
Dr. Caraway uses chiropractic to improve the health and wellness in all areas of patients lives. whether they are having problems with back pain or neck pain, or just want to start feeling better when they wake up in the morning. Dr, Caraway takes a "Whole Person" approach in chiropractic care, which means looking for the underlying causes of disease, discomfort and pain, as opposed to just treating the symptoms. Many seemingly unrelated symptoms often arise from imbalances in the spinal column and Dr. Caraway will be able to determine the root of the pain and create a personalized chiropractic and wellness plan to suit each patient's individual needs. Under the supervision and care of our caring and skilled chiropractor, our patients report a higher level of functioning in all areas of their lives.
At Health First Chiropractic we provide advanced spinal correction and chiropractic adjustments utilizing "State of the Art" chiropractic techniques. Never in the history of chiropractic care have chiropractors been able to provide the level of help and expertise that is available today. Many of the newest chiropractic techniques are actually safer, more comfortable and more effective than ever before. As a chiropractor who cares about utilizing the most advanced chiropractic techniques. Dr. Caraway has years of training, expertise and experience in helping patients get pain relief for back pain, neck pain, headaches and other related conditions originating from the spine. Chiropractic care under a trained and certified professional can be used to prevent injuries and help you achieve total health and wellness.
What is Chiropractic
The field of chiropractic began in 1895, the word "Chiropractic" is derived from Greek terminology and means ' To Treat by Hand". Chiropractic care focuses on the conservative , non-invasive, drug free treatment for joint and soft tissue problems and their associated effects on the neurological system, with a special focus on the spine. Neurological "irritation" caused by such problems can lead to anything from pain and dysfunction to organ problems. Joint and soft tissue problems, if left untreated can ultimately lead to degenerative changes which may be irreversible.
The natural or non-invasive treatment approaches used by chiropractors include the following:
Life Style Modifications
Based on these principles and because of its proven effectiveness, there is an emphasis on the joints of the body, especially the spine.
Services and Techniques
Exercise (Low Impact)
Soft Tissue Manipulation
How Do I Know if I'm a Chiropractic Patient?
Some questions you may want to ask yourself are:
1. Do I have pain in my joints, muscles, head or neck?
2. Do I sit for long periods of time in front of a computer?
3. Have I ever had a physical injury?
4. Do I experience shooting pains from my hip down to my leg?
5. Do my shoes wear out differently?
6. Is my head positioned forward rather than over my shoulders?
7. Are there treatments for muscle or joint pain without the use of drugs?
Celebrate A Pain Free Lifestyle
Our practice works with a wide variety of patients, from all walks of life, for all types of reasons.
We practice various treatment regimens to ensure our patients needs are met.
TMJ Joint Injuries
This is a serious injury that causes clicking in the jaw, shooting pains that race across the sides of ones head.
Causing headaches and even difficulty when chewing. Proper attention is required with this type of injury so, as not to cause further damage to the injured area.
Here at First Health Chiropractic Center we have the experience with this type of injury.
Spinal Decompression Therapy
Spinal Decompression may be treated in two different ways, either surgically or
Our practice uses
non-surgical methods of decompression, that offer various levels of relief.
Got Back? No.
Then Call for An Analysis
Your back should be pain free, with a great rage of (pain free) motion if you are experiencing pain or discomfort you should contact us for an analysis today.
Don't put it off, by not doing so you risk further injury and feeling worse.
Please download and fill out these forms prior to your office visit.
Health Patient Forms
Personal Injury Forms
We always strive for the best.
We verify and review insurance benefits as a courtesy for our patients, bu please note that insurance matter are always the responsibility of the insured. If you do not see your insurance company listed below, * please check with your own insurance provider to see if Dr. Caraway is a preferred provider with your network. Many times insurance companies also have "Out of Network" benefits. This means that although Dr, Caraway may not be in your plans network, you will still have insurance coverage. Your Insurance company can help you with this information.
Plans our office participates
*Note: Always check with your insurance plan for benefits information, to be certain that we are listed as a provider. If you have any questions or concerns, please call our office at (856) 218-2677
We Understand that some patients may not currently have health insurance coverage or that some patients do not have Chiropractic benefits under their health insurance plans. At Health First Chiropractic we do not feel this should be a limiting factor in restoring your health and well being. We have done our best to keep our fees as reasonable as possible so that everyone can benefits from chiropractic care. Please call our office for our treatment fees and inquire about our payment plans.
**We Accept Cash, Check, MasterCard, Visa and Discover Card