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Tips for Nurses to Avoid Back Strain

June 3, 2019 | Back Pain

As a nurse, you spend your day taking care of patients. The last thing you want is to become a patient yourself. For nurses, the physical demands of the job requires long hours on your feet, bending, lifting, and transferring patients and equipment, which can take a toll on your lower back. In fact, registered […]

What’s the Difference Between Physiatry and Physical Therapy?

May 31, 2019 | Back Pain

When you suffer a back injury or endure chronic back pain, you’ll probably be referred to a physiatrist and a physical therapist. If both are treating the same problem is it really necessary to go to two different specialists? The answer is a resounding yes! While there are many similarities between the practices, there are […]

10 Scenarios Where You Should Seek a Second Opinion From a Spine Doctor

May 14, 2019 | Patient Rights

Spine problems can be extremely painful, debilitating, and dangerous. Improper diagnosis and treatment can cause permanent damage, which is why patients should exhaust all options to get the proper help they need. Everyone makes mistakes, even doctors, so you should reduce the chance of error and seek a second opinion for certain scenarios you may […]

Back Pain Specialists’ Advice For New Jersey Office Workers

May 7, 2019 | Back Pain

Back pain specialists in New Jersey see a lot of patients whose primary complaint details back pain caused by long hours sitting at their desks and during their commute. Of the roughly 8 million New Jersey residents, 5.8 million are part of the workforce. Our average commute time is the third longest in the country! […]

Spine Centers Are For More Than Just Surgery

May 7, 2019 | Back Pain

When your back or neck is hurting, your first thought is probably to pop a pain killer, go for a massage, or take it easy for a day. It’s probably not, “I need surgery.” Much like you, our New Jersey spine center is committed to exhausting all nonsurgical options before resorting to surgery. Depending on […]