How was your sleep last night? And what about the night before that? How about three nights ago? Did you feel relaxed and refreshed each morning after getting the recommended 7-9 hours? Or are you among the growing group of people who don’t get 7+ hours each night? A 2013 Gallup poll showed that a
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Fake Surgery vs Real Surgery? Any Difference? Part-I Surgery for spine or joint pain is very common. According to the CDC, there were 63 million visits to orthopedic surgery centers in 2010. The American Association of Neurological Surgeons estimates that there were 1.5 million spinal surgeries performed in 2011. When people are told they need
We use various different treatment techniques and methods in our office, but one of the most important is the McKenzie Method of Diagnosis and Therapy, or MDT for short. Named after renowned physical therapist Robert McKenzie, this technique is an absolutely invaluable tool for muscle, joint and spinal pain. Rather than babbling on about what
Stop Sitting! Get Up and Move! Low back pain is a common occurrence in today’s world. About 80% of the population will have low back pain in their lives. At this very instance, 20-30% of us currently have back pain. A big reason for low back pain in today’s world is due to desk jobs
Pregnancy and Unresolved Back Pain: Part 2 – Post-Partum Pain Last week we focused on back pain during pregnancy. This week I want to focus on back pain after pregnancy. As mentioned before, 68% of women who experienced moderate to severe low back pain during pregnancy continue to have back pain after birth, according to
Pregnancy and Unresolved Back Pain Don’t Let Back Pain Interfere with Your Pregnancy Part 1 Our first child coming in 8 weeks and my wife is now coming in for regular visits to keep pregnancy-related back pain at bay. Pregnancy, as you can imagine, has been on my mind a lot. Pregnancy can be a