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Do Disc Herniations Come Back?

November 15th, 2019 Posted in Spine Condition

If you’ve ever had a herniated disc you know that it can cause significant back pain and sciatica. But if you’ve had this condition in the past, and are having pain again, you may be wondering if it’s recurring. Do disc herniations come back? What is a Herniated Disc? You spine is made up of […]

An injury to the spine requires immediate medical attention. If not treated properly it can lead to permanent nerve damage or paralysis. But we often hear the same question, “how do I know if I have a spinal injury”? Well, as it turns out, there are some signs you can watch out for. How to […]

Sciatica is a condition which can result in significant pain. If you’ve experienced it, you know how it can make everyday tasks difficult. So what options are available for sciatica treatment? See Also: What is Sciatica? Non-Surgical Treatment Options for Sciatica Oftentimes sciatica will resolve itself within 1-2 months. As a result, doctors often start […]

Many spine surgeries are performed by both neurosurgeons and spine surgeons. So which should you choose? What’s the difference between a spine surgeon and a neurosurgeon? What is a Spine Surgeon? A spine surgeon is a type of orthopedic surgeon trained to treat disorders of the vertebral column. What is an orthopedic surgeon? An orthopedic […]

5 Ways You Can Prevent Osteoporosis

October 14th, 2019 Posted in Safety Tips

Osteoporosis makes you more prone to broken bones and can often become painful. People often associate osteoporosis with aging. But, is it just a normal part of the aging process, or can you prevent osteoporosis? What Is Osteoporosis? Individuals with osteoporosis have reduced bone density. The bones become more porous, like a sponge. The bone […]

Is Cracking Your Neck Bad?

October 2nd, 2019 Posted in Safety Tips

Many people crack their own joints. But is it safe? This article we’ll review some background on cracking joints and answer the question, is cracking your neck bad? What is Cracking Joints? Cracking a joint is a form of physical manipulation of the joint which results in an audible popping sound. There are several theories […]

The Alexander Technique is a process by which people change their way of thinking as it relates to their body and movements. The goal of the system is to help people improve their posture and how they hold their body. See Also: Our previous article where we review the background and history of the Alexander […]

5 Ways to Prevent Sports Injuries

September 17th, 2019 Posted in Safety Tips

What are the best ways to prevent sports injuries? Classes at New York schools have begun again. That means it’s time for a new season of sports for your child or a new adult league for yourself. So, before you get back out there, read about 5 ways you can help prevent getting injured while […]

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