Category: Back and Neck Pain

neck-pain Feb20th 2018

Neck Pain and Headaches from Stress

Stress is nothing more than our reaction to a provocation that upsets our physical and/or mental equilibrium. Therefore, stress is an inevitable part of life. Nevertheless, when we are faced with stress, our “fight or flight” response can be triggered; this causes the production of hormones including adrenaline and cortisol to increase and rush through

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therapy-for-low-back-pain Dec20th 2017

Without Intervention, Your Lower Back Pain Could Be Here to Stay

Ask any physical therapist, and you’ll get confirmation that lower back pain is the most frequent complaint they’re asked to treat. Often, back strain goes away on their own, especially with the classic “RICE” treatment. But when rest, ice, compression and elevation just can’t cut the pain, physical therapy is often your most reliable path

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Oct15th 2016

My life as a back patient-how I’ve avoided back pain over the past 30 years

Memories of my back injury still haunt me. At 19 years-old I laid helpless and dependent in the hospital for nearly two weeks. My back hurt, and my right leg was weak and numb down to my toes. A CT scan, nerve conduction test, and horrendous myelogram, revealed a herniated disc. Three times per day,

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