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Eight of the Most Common Activities That Cause Back Pain in New Jersey

April 15, 2019 | Back Pain

If you’re experiencing chronic back pain, you’d likely do anything to get rid of it. The trouble is back pain can have lots of different causes, from lifestyle to sleep habits to footwear. Here’s a list of some of the most common causes of an aching back; any combination of these could be affecting your […]

Chest Stretches Are a Method for Non-Surgical Back Pain Relief

March 26, 2019 | Back Pain

Poor posture can cause your muscles to weaken and strain. This, in turn, causes continued poor posture, which reinforces the muscle strain. It’s a cycle that will need a healthy action to stop it from continuing. Some of the most common activities like using a computer, driving, lifting, or even just writing can strain the […]

How Physical Therapy is More than Just Exercise

February 20, 2019 | Back Pain

Whenever possible, back pain should be approached nonsurgically before exploring the surgical options. As a spine doctor in New Jersey, we often refer patients to physical therapy as an alternative to surgery or as a way to recover post-surgery. While physical therapy may seem like an equivalent to going to the gym, there are many […]

The Relationship Between Aging and Back Pain

February 18, 2019 | Back Pain

Aging is the number one cause of back pain. All the wear and tear your back experiences throughout the course of your life starts to pile up until you start outwardly displaying symptoms. There isn’t one condition or even one cause of why you make be experiencing aging-related back pain. There are so many pieces […]

How to Pick a Spine Specialist in New Jersey

February 14, 2019 | Surgery

If you’ve completed physical therapy and still experience pain or have a severe spinal condition, then you’re most likely exploring surgical options. There are dozens of spine surgeons in your surrounding area, so how do you know what physician will be the right fit for you? To help you have the best possible surgical experience, […]