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5 Tips for Reducing Back Pain at Work

August 9, 2018 | Back Pain

While there are a lot of career options out there, many of them require people to sit in a chair and work on a computer either all day or most of the day. Unfortunately, sitting in a chair all day and staring at a screen often causes new back pain or exacerbates existing back pain. […]

Runners and Back Pain

June 28, 2018 | Back Pain

Back pain can occur as a result of many daily activities, from sitting in your chair wrong at work to lifting a heavy box. The pain may already be throwing a wrench into your workday, and  it could be exacerbated by your workout. For those who enjoy an active lifestyle, especially runners, exercise comes with […]

Back Pain Treatments: Physical Therapy vs. Surgery

June 20, 2018 | Back Pain, Surgery

The pain of a back injury or chronic condition can be overwhelming and affect your day-to-day activities. If you’re at that point, it’s time to visit a back pain specialist. Depending on your back pain, there are generally two approaches to choose from for treatment: surgical and nonsurgical. Depending on your condition, there could be […]

Preparing for Your Appointment with a Philadelphia Area Spine Doctor

June 13, 2018 | Back Pain

The idea of going to a spine doctor for the first time may seem intimidating. If you’ve never been to a spine specialist in the Philadelphia area, you may not be sure what to expect. What questions should you ask? What should you be prepared to answer? How do you explain the pain you’re experiencing? […]

When to See a Back Pain Specialist

May 31, 2018 | Back Pain

A little back pain here or there is normal – it’s part of the joys of aging. Maybe you slept wrong, picked something up wrong, or moved in a certain way. Before you run to see a back pain specialist, determine whether your back pain is chronic or acute. If it’s acute, meaning it is […]