Whiplash is a common type of neck injury, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t need a doctor’s care. In fact, early medical intervention is essential for preventing long-term complications. If you have whiplash, here’s what you need to know.
Nerves make up your body’s electrical system, controlling everything from simple movements to automatic functions you don’t even think about. This quick primer offers an overview of the nerves, along with a review of some nerve problems and symptoms.
Lower back pain affects millions of people, limiting activities and taking a toll on their enjoyment of life. The good news is therapeutic exercises, like the five listed in this blog, can help ease many types of back pain.
There’s no cure for fibromyalgia (yet) — but there are effective ways to manage it. For some people with fibromyalgia, making a few dietary changes can provide meaningful relief for pain and other symptoms. Here’s what you need to know.
Sciatica is a common type of lower back pain, and without treatment, it can take a big toll on your life. The good news is there are some simple steps you can take to feel better fast. Here’s what to do.
If you’ve been injured on the job, you might be concerned about how the cost of your treatment will affect your budget. Fortunately, workers’ comp insurance is designed to cover these bills — and other costs, too. Here’s how it works.
Whiplash can cause a variety of symptoms ranging from mild to severe. While you might think that the symptoms will go away without medical treatment, they could actually get a lot worse. Here’s why it’s important to see a doctor right away.
Sciatica can cause back pain as well as tingling, numbness, and other sensations in the buttocks and legs. If you have this condition, treatment can help relieve your symptoms and get you healthy again. Read on to learn more.
Millions of workers are injured on the job each year, often incurring major medical bills as a result. Thankfully, workers’ compensation can help. But, you need to follow the right steps. Here’s what to do right after a workplace injury.
The pain and stiffness of arthritis leads many people to be less physically active. But decreasing physical activity could make your symptoms worse. Here’s how to get the activity you need to help relieve your arthritis symptoms.
Every year, millions of people file workers’ compensation claims for injuries suffered on the job or as a result of their job duties. Still, there’s a lot of confusion about workers’ comp. In this blog, we bust eight of the most common myths.
Nutrition plays a major role in maintaining good overall health. But, did you know that what you eat also has a bearing on your nerve health? It’s true! Here’s how watching what you eat just might improve neuropathy symptoms.
Even though fibromyalgia affects millions of people worldwide, there are still a lot of misunderstandings surrounding this painful condition. Read on to learn some of the common myths as well as the real answers.
Arthritis affects millions of people. If you’re one of them, you know how it can affect many of your daily routines. Learning how to manage arthritis is the key to feeling and living better. Here are some tips that can help.
Sciatica is a common cause of lower back pain, but it’s not the only cause. How can you tell if your back pain is from sciatica or another problem? By learning to recognize these typical sciatica symptoms.
It seems like you were healthy and running about outside not long ago, and now you’re groaning every time you stand up. Stiffness comes with age, but certain symptoms can signify arthritis, a medical condition that needs prompt attention.
The pandemic has forced us all to make difficult and sometimes necessary sacrifices. Fortunately, you don’t have to give up your chronic pain treatment. Here’s how we’re helping you cope with pain during COVID-19.
An irritated sciatic nerve can make life miserable. The immense, burning pain that shoots down your leg can put a damper on your quality of life and increase your risk of anxiety and depression. Treatment can provide relief.
It hardly seems fair that a person could have both rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia. Unfortunately, having one increases your risk of developing the other. Learn what connects these two chronic pain conditions.
Are you experiencing numbness, tingling, or a burning sensation in your hands or feet? You may have peripheral neuropathy. Though the nerve condition is common, there are certain factors that increase your risk.
Chronic pain from fibromyalgia can significantly impact your quality of life. Finding ways to reduce and manage pain symptoms can help you be more active during the day and sleep more peacefully at night.
Are you a “snow bird,” planning to spend winter in sunny Florida? Do you also have back pain that’s making life harder than it should be? We take pride in helping patients who need treatment no matter where they hail from. Read on to learn how we can help.
Are you experiencing pain in one of your buttocks? Sciatica might be the cause. This painful condition can be excruciating and stop you from living your life fully. Read on to learn more about sciatica and what you can do to leave your pain behind.
After an auto accident, you might be tempted to skip a medical evaluation if you're not in pain. Although some of the injuries you may have sustained won't present with pain right away, they can still cause serious complications.
Job-related injuries range from carpal tunnel syndrome to chronic “tech neck” to serious falls, causing discomfort, disabilities, or even fatalities. Learn how a pain and spine rehabilitation specialist can help you feel better.
Can you really injure yourself while playing golf or tennis? The truth is you can, especially in your joints or your back. Therefore, it's important to know the available prevention techniques to help you protect your body while playing.
When sciatica symptoms make it difficult to walk, sit comfortably, or get a good night’s sleep, physical therapy may help. As part of a total treatment plan, physical therapy helps alleviate the pain of sciatica and promotes healing.
Are you living with the pain and limitation of arthritis? Find out why exercising may be just what you need to reduce pain and increase range of motion. See how exercise specifically helps joints and learn how to get started improving joint health.
Whether you’re experiencing spasm, tightness, burning, or a dull ache that just won’t go away, back pain is, well, a pain, and surgery is far from your only option. Learn more about how epidural injections can provide both short- and long-term relief.
Whiplash is a common injury that can cause a variety of subtle but painful symptoms. Many patients who suffer from whiplash take a long time to realize that they have been injured. If you've recently been in an accident, here's what you need to know.
Independent medical exams typically follow any injury that results in an insurance settlement case. The insurer must protect themselves against fraud, so they usually choose the physician. You can prepare for your IME by knowing what to expect.
Is chronic pain controlling your life? A simple but expertly delivered injection can help relieve your pain and put you back in charge. Learn more about nerve blocks from pain medicine specialist Dr. David Berkower.
As you get older, actions and events that once had very little impact on how you feel or that would not have caused you any lasting pain or injury, could now cause your body significant damage and cause you to feel long-lasting pain.
Acute back and neck pain is a common ailment for most people, no matter the age. It can come from a day of garden work or being a little too aggressive on the basketball court. Relieve the pain and tension with two easy home remedies.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, sometimes simply referred to as CTS, is damage to the hands, wrists and arms that occurs in many people, especially those who work with keyboards, musical instruments or any other handheld equipment that puts repetitive strain on th