If you have been experiencing foot pain, chances are you have a condition called “plantar fasciitis”. This is the inflammation of the tissue that connects the hell bone to the toes. Here are some of the symptoms you could be experiencing: The heel or bottom of your foot hurts when standing and/or walking Your foot …
Shoveling snow is all too common when the winter is home to many record-breaking low temperatures across the country. This season, shovel the snow with these helpful tips in mind: Lift with your leg muscles, not with your back Take frequent breaks in order to calm your muscles down (especially if you do not …
Patellar tendonitis, also known as “jumper’s knee.” It is is an injury to the tendon that connects your kneecap (your patella) to your shinbone. As the nickname suggests, patellar tendonitis tends to plague athletes in sports where frequent jumping is involved, such as basketball and volleyball. Experts estimate that as many as half of all elite volleyball players suffer from jumper’s knee.
In many ways, golfing can be very relaxing. Getting a day away from work and other responsibilities, to enjoy the beauty of the outdoors and the challenges of the game, is a wonderful way to reduce stress and improve quality of life. With that said, the repetitive motion of the golf swing can put a strain on your body, with one of the most common results being lower back pain.
Precision Pain & Spine Institute recently announced plans to start offering Instrument Assisted Soft Tissues Mobilization (IASTM) at each of its four New Jersey and New York offices. The treatment will add to Precision Pain & Spine Institute’s physical therapy capabilities and will keep the business on the cutting edge of industry trends.
Precision Pain and Spine Institute is pleased to announce the availability of new facet joint injections at our four convenient locations. These injections can help relieve pain and improve mobility in patients. The facet joints are located at each segment of the spine, where they help guide motion and provide stability. These joints can become painful because of a back injury, arthritis of the spine, or other stress to the back.
Whether you wear a backpack for school, work, or recreation, it’s important to pay attention to how you wear it. Before grabbing your bag and slinging it over one shoulder as you head out the door, take note of these five pointers that will help you avoid back and neck pain. It’s never too early or too late to develop healthy backpack habits!
Chiropractic manipulation usually concerns the treatment of pains in the muscles, joints, and bones without using surgery or medication. While chiropractors can treat conditions ranging from digestive disorders to migraines, they most commonly provide care to patients suffering from back and neck pain. In the USA, up to 31 million people suffer from lower back pain at any given time.
Four Yoga Poses That Can Help Relieve Chronic Pain A Yoga pose can help tackle the difficulties brought on by chronic pain. Taking a proactive stance towards managing your discomfort makes it easier to face that challenge directly. With some work, you can make progress towards more comfortable living.
Precision Pain & Spine Institute Offering Electrodiagnostic Testing Electrodiagnostic testing, also known as a nerve conduction velocity testing or NCV, is a common technique used to test nerve and muscle function. Physicians order these studies to help identify the cause of numbness or tingling in the neck or back. Conditions often diagnosed this way include pinched nerves, muscle disease, and peripheral nerve injuries. The test generally has two parts: one that tests the nerves (nerve conduction studies) and one that tests the muscles (electromyography). NCV shows how the nerves and muscles are functioning, helping determine the causes of pain, numbness, or weakness in the back or body.