Category: Back and Neck Pain

Herniated Disc

How Can I Tell if My Back Pain is Being Caused by a Herniated Disc?

October 15th, 2020

Did you know that the spine contains 24 bones? Of those bones, 5 of them are located in the lower back. In addition to these bones, the spine also contains several nerves and intervertebral discs. The spine is such a complex part of the body that it is not uncommon for pain to occur from

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Improve Your Posture

Improve Your Posture and Relieve Your Back Pain Today!

September 5th, 2020

If you improve your posture, could that resolve your back pain? According to a longitudinal study, approximately 3% of all emergency room visits tend to be the result of back pain or injury. Back pain is the most commonly reported area of pain, which can cause significant limits to one’s daily life.  It is common

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Back & Neck Pain

Get Rid of Those Pains in Your Back and Neck!

August 5th, 2020

There are many reasons why one may develop back and neck pains. Anything that causes the spine’s anatomy to change can result in back pain, such as lumbar disc herniation, lumbar degenerative disc disease, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, or osteoarthritis.  Neck pain is most commonly caused by muscle strains, which can develop as a result of

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Sciatica Pain

How Do I Know if My Sciatica Pain is in Need of Physical Therapy?

June 15th, 2020

Did you know that the sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the human body? It stretches from the lower back down to the legs, ending at the feet. People living with sciatica typically describe their discomfort as “shooting pains,” typically down one side of the body.  While sciatica does not always require physical therapy

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Back Exercises

Get Back to Comfort with These Back Exercises – All of Which You Can Do at Home!

April 10th, 2020

Are you feeling back pain after being quarantined to your home? You may be wondering, “Why is this? I’ve barely left the couch!” Well, therein lies the issue. The sedentary lifestyle that I’m sure many people have experienced since being quarantined to their homes can actually lead to more aches, pains, and discomfort than one

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Back Pain

Get Rid of Back Pain Fast with the Help of Physical Therapy

August 20th, 2019

Back pain is extremely common – in fact,  60-70% of people across industrialized nations experience back pain. If you are living with it, you know how limiting it can be to your daily life. That’s why it’s important to consult with a physical therapist as soon as it starts. The longer you wait, the more

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