sciatica symptoms

Say No to Sciatica! 3 Indicators That You Need to See a Physical Therapist

June 10th, 2019

Each of your sciatic nerves runs from either side of your lower back down to each of your legs. That’s why a classic sign of sciatica is having a shooting pain on one side only. While compression of one of your sciatic nerves can literally be a “pain in the butt,” it doesn’t always require

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jersey city physical therapist dr. james pumarada with jerry, a happy complete physical rehabilitation back pain patient

Sleeping And Working With No Back Pain

May 27th, 2019

There are many patients that come in for physical therapy for back pain.  Many have, unfortunately, stated to me how their back pain affects their everyday lives in many different ways.  All of this is normal for my back pain patients.  But what’s unsettling for me is the number of patients that have told me

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elizabeth physical therapy specialist dr. asha pumarada and PTA diana raa with a happy back and neck pain patient

No More Neck And Back Pain At School

April 15th, 2019

A common misconception is that back and neck pain only happens to “older people.” In fact, in physical therapy, we see all ages, from grade school children to the elderly.  In our profession, pain isn’t just as a result of aging. For Tatiana, her neck and back pain made school a chore to get through. 

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