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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5 Ways to Relieve Back and Neck Pain

April 8th, 2019

There are common causes of both back pain and neck pain. Changes in the spine’s anatomy often cause back pain. There may be lumbar disc herniation, lumbar degenerative disc disease, osteoarthritis or sacroiliac joint dysfunction. Disc herniation occurs when the gel-like interior of the disc leaks outward and irritates the nerve roots. It typically causes

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Check Your Posture To Solve Back Pain

March 25th, 2019

In one longitudinal study, back pain accounted for more than 3 percent of all emergency room visits between 2004 and 2008. It is also estimated that more than 25 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, many with a disability that prevents them from doing normal daily tasks like working and caring for themselves or others.

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