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Understanding and Treating Pregnancy Sciatica New York, NY

Understanding and Treating Pregnancy Sciatica

Pregnant Woman

Pregnancy is one of the most exciting and rewarding stages of a woman’s life. Unfortunately, these nine months can take a toll on the female body. Among swollen feet, morning sickness and a growing belly, many pregnant moms also suffer from disruptive back pain. For some, it may be more than a dull ache in… Read more

When Your New Knee Is a Stiff Knee

Knee Pain

One of the most unfavorable outcomes of knee surgery is arthrofibrosis, more commonly known as “stiff knee syndrome.” This condition is more likely to occur in patients who have had severe knee injuries as well as those with multiple or prolonged knee surgeries.  Arthrofibrosis happens when scar tissue builds up inside the knee, causing the… Read more

When You’re Not Ready For Joint Replacement

Rehab Specialist Applying Kinesiology Tape Over a Sportsman Shoulder

Joint replacement, whether it is your knee or hip, is a major surgery that must be heavily considered. If you have osteoarthritis that is causing you joint pain and stiffness or keeping you from enjoying an active lifestyle, you are probably ready for a treatment. However, you may not be able or willing to under… Read more

Exercising with Spinal Stenosis

Person Exercising Safely

There are many conditions that cause pain and discomfort in the back. Spinal stenosis is among the most common, as it is a condition that tends to develop as a response to the natural aging process. Spinal stenosis is the narrowing of the vertebrae along the spinal column, which can put pressure on the nerves… Read more

Understanding Shin Splints

Runner with Pain in Leg

Are shin splints keeping you sidelined? Shin splints is a term that is commonly used to describe tenderness and pain on the inner side of the lower leg between the knee and ankle. Shin splints can occur in both male and females at any age. This painful condition often presents itself after physical activity, but… Read more

Acupuncture for Migraines

Headache Treatment New York, NY

According to the Migraine Research Foundation, nearly 1 in 4 U.S. households includes someone who suffers from migraines. Migraines are more than just a headache. Migraines are a neurological condition that can involve nausea, vomiting, difficulty speaking, numbness or tingling and sensitivity to light and sound. Depending on the individual, migraine attacks can persist for… Read more

Optimizing Your Wellness When Working from Home

Working From Home New York, NY

The COVID-19 pandemic has made working from home the “new normal” for millions of Americans. If your home has become your office in the past year, it is important to create an environment that boosts your productivity while also protects your physical health and well-being. Is your workplace ergonomic? In other words, is your space… Read more

3 Reasons to Try Spinal Decompression

Spinal Pain New York, NY

Your spine is composed of several individual vertebras that are separated by spinal discs. These discs are rubbery cushions that are often described as jelly donuts due to their round shape and soft nucleus center. Unfortunately, when a disc is ruptured, herniated or slipped, it can cause a compression or pinch in the nearby nerves.… Read more

Is Your “Screen Time” Straining Your Body?

Back and Neck Pain New York, NY

It isn’t difficult to see the obvious strain that our smart phones are placing on our spine. One glance around a public space will reveal numerous slumped shoulders and bended necks of people who are fixated on their cell phones, tablets or laptops. The statistics of how many minutes and hours a day that people… Read more

The Importance of Nutrition in Sports Recovery

two apples, one sliced

When it comes to exercising, it is common to focus on the foods that will fuel our bodies before the workout. While this is certainly true, it is important to also consider the role that nutrition plays in sports recovery. Whether you are a professional athlete or weekend warrior, what you eat and drink after… Read more

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