herniated disc

Is Your Back Pain Caused by a Herniated Disc?

January 28th, 2019

A herniated disc is a condition that occurs along the spine. Most often, it is found in the lower back. The spine is comprised of 24 bones, and five of them are found in the lower back. There are also nerves and intervertebral discs in the spine. With a herniated disc, the jelly-like nucleus begins

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Post Surgery Back Pain Gone After Physical Therapy

October 1st, 2018

Sometimes, a condition can become so severe that surgery is unavoidable.  Even after surgery, the pain might still be there, in addition to the pain that comes from the surgery alone.  That’s why physical therapy is so important after a surgery.  We always tell our patients, when the doctor gives the ok for physical therapy,

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How To Relieve Low Back, Hip & Knee Arthritis Pain

September 18th, 2018

Do you suffer from back, knee, or hip pain?  It is possible that you may have osteoarthritis in those joints.  Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common condition of the joints, affecting approximately 27 million Americans.  With OA, there is a breakdown in the cartilage covering the ends of bones.  As the cartilage wears away, the

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