Tag: neck pain

Back and neck pain while working from home; Improve your ergonomics with these simple tips.

Back and neck pain while working from home Many of you are returning to offices for the first time in months.   While it is true that things are going back to normal and in NJ, the state of emergency has finally been lifted, it is also true that many of us may continue working from home as companies realize the benefits of having a flexible workforce. The idea that productivity increased while at home is being debated right now,  and certain workers have found that when a spouse got a job offer or relocation, they can still work from their Read More »

Are your MRI or x-ray results for lower back pain an incidentaloma?

Are your MRI or x-ray results for lower back pain an incidentaloma? What is an incidentaloma? It is a radiological finding of dubious clinical significance.   In the past, incidentalomas (found by accident) were found in the lungs, kidneys, prostate, breast, and other parts of the body when your doctor ordered imaging of a body region. Many of these were further investigated by doctors exposing patients to unneeded tests, costs, painful biopsies, and stress. Imagine after all that, you were just healthy and normal. In some cases, patients were told they may have cancer or growth which was benign which may Read More »

The best treatment for lower back pain is movement according to Popular Science Magazine

The best treatment for lower back pain is movement according to Popular Science Magazine Chiropractors have received high ratings for their methods of treatment for back pain from Consumer Reports to Bottom Line Personal, the chiropractic approach has the best reputation for the treatment of lower back pain. A couple of years back the Annals of Internal Medicine reported on the latest research in what worked for lower back pain.  They were specific in telling people to try numerous methods that included Thai Chi, Exercise, manipulation, Massage, and a number of other methods.   What they suggested people try last was Read More »

How to recover from common football injuries faster while improving on the field performance.

How to recover from common football injuries faster while improving on the field performance. It is the middle of the football season. Recurring injuries may not only be preventable but may be symptoms of a problem you may not fully understand.  Pain in the ankle, knees, and hips that occur from running rather than hitting may be signs of a larger mechanical problem that involves how you move and how your body deals with the stresses of impact. Pain in the neck, shoulder, wrist or elbow may be caused by an area of the body other than where you hurt. Read More »

Research shows over 86% of people with cervical disc herniations had improvement with chiropractic care.

Research shows over 86% of people with cervical disc herniations had improvement with chiropractic care. If you have suffered from arm or wrist pain, numbness, tingling, nagging pains in the neck and stiffness in the upper body, chiropractic care may be just what the doctor ordered. A recent study offers more proof that you should see a chiropractor first for neck pain from cervical disc herniations (1). Medically speaking, having a chiropractic treatment for neck pain, cervical disc herniations, and radiations into the arms and shoulders is safe and effective. Chiropractic care has always been safe and patients rate their Read More »