Blog Articles

Is Degenerative Disc Disease the Cause of my Back Pain?

As we all age, our bodies change. Our hair thins, our vision dims, our joints wear, and our spinal discs thin and undergo degeneration. However, just because a disc shows signs of aging, it does not necessarily mean it is causing your back pain.

Nov 14th, 2020
Arthritis Pain

As we go about our daily lives, we use our bodies to get things done - yard work, sports, or just getting dressed in the morning. We use our joints. Just as with our cars, over time the parts begin to wear out. What can you do to keep your "car" running?

Aug 31st, 2020
Isn't All Physical Therapy the Same?

When I see a patient and recommend physical therapy (P.T.), they often question my suggestion as “they have already tried P.T.” and it didn't help. Success is in the details. There are many types of P.T. Finding the right technique is key.

Jul 10th, 2020
What Happens to My Disc Herniation?

People who have back pain and sciatica caused by a disc herniation, wonder how they can recover without surgery. The human body is amazing in that it often is capable of healing itself. The medical profession just gives it a little help.

Jun 1st, 2020
Staying Fit While Staying Safe

During this COVID-19 pandemic, it is hard to stay in shape and maintain your flexibility while we are home sheltering. To minimize neck and back pain, here are some suggested exercises or techniques you can do at home.

May 8th, 2020