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Low Back Pain: 4 Degenerative Disc Disease Symptoms to Stop Ignoring

Degenerative disc disease (DDD) is among the most common causes of low back pain, but surprisingly, few people truly understand what it is and what its symptoms are. To define it succinctly, DDD occurs when the discs separating the vertebrae of the spine become worn and begin to break down. The degeneration of these [...]

By |2020-02-06T07:22:38-07:00February 6th, 2020|Back Pain|Comments Off on Low Back Pain: 4 Degenerative Disc Disease Symptoms to Stop Ignoring

Sitting Is a Major Health Problem. This Simple Habit Can Protect You.

By now, you’ve probably heard it—sitting is bad for you and can cause severe back pain. Not only does sitting for extended lengths of time cause problems in your hips and back, research shows that it is slowly killing you. According to Nilofer Merchant, who presented a TED Talk on the subject in 2013, [...]

By |2020-02-23T07:40:43-07:00January 15th, 2020|Back Pain|Comments Off on Sitting Is a Major Health Problem. This Simple Habit Can Protect You.

What Is Causing My Hip Pain? It Could Be One of These 5 Causes

Hip pain is an all too common problem, and it doesn’t only affect those in their golden years. Anyone, from high school athletes to grandma and grandpa, can experience hip pain for many different reasons. The exact cause of your hip pain can be difficult to discern, but with the right knowledge, you and [...]

By |2019-12-18T15:58:48-07:00December 15th, 2019|Back Pain|Comments Off on What Is Causing My Hip Pain? It Could Be One of These 5 Causes

Tired of Back Pain? 5 Reasons You Should Try Spinal Decompression

When you’re in pain, even the simplest tasks can feel grueling, especially if it’s your back that is hurting you. Fortunately, there is a simple way to treat many forms of back pain that does not involve invasive surgery or addictive pain relievers—spinal decompression. This painless treatment gently stretches the spine so that it [...]

By |2019-08-18T10:34:17-07:00September 1st, 2019|Back Pain|Comments Off on Tired of Back Pain? 5 Reasons You Should Try Spinal Decompression

New Back Pain Treatment Option at Miami Back & Neck Pain Center

Back in June, I attended the Florida Chiropractic Association’s convention in Doral, Florida. I got to meet some great people and had a good time, but by far the best thing that happened was when I learned more about a back pain treatment device that I had never had the chance to use before [...]

By |2019-08-21T08:47:47-07:00August 1st, 2019|Back Pain|Comments Off on New Back Pain Treatment Option at Miami Back & Neck Pain Center

Chronic Pain Management: What Are My Options?

Chronic pain in any area of your body can be a nuisance, which is why chronic pain management is so crucial. It can lead to limping, slouching, and other forms of bodily compensation to mitigate the discomfort. But those attempts at lessening the pain usually come with restrictions in your daily life. While you’re [...]

By |2019-07-11T12:21:57-07:00July 12th, 2019|Back Pain|Comments Off on Chronic Pain Management: What Are My Options?

Chiropractic Treatment for Sciatica: Does It Help with the Pain?

Sciatica pain can be debilitating. The sciatic nerve, which starts in the lower back and runs down the back of each leg, can become irritated, especially if you spend long periods of the day sitting without breaks. One of the questions that I hear a lot is, “can chiropractic treatment for sciatica help to [...]

By |2019-06-05T09:39:07-07:00June 3rd, 2019|Back Pain, DOL, Workers' Compensation|Comments Off on Chiropractic Treatment for Sciatica: Does It Help with the Pain?

Stress in the Workplace: Chiropractic Treatment and Massage for Women

It’s no secret that the modern workplace has a stress problem. The need to separate stress in the workplace from the rest of life is attested to in the term “work-life balance.” According to The American Institute of Stress, workplace stress costs U.S. industry about $300 billion a year because of accidents, missed work, [...]

By |2019-05-16T13:13:15-07:00May 16th, 2019|Back Pain|Comments Off on Stress in the Workplace: Chiropractic Treatment and Massage for Women

How Do Federal Workers’ Compensation Doctors Treat Back Pain?

One of the most common questions I get asked by new patients seeking compensation for a work injury is: how do you treat back pain? As one of Miami’s federal workers' compensation doctors, I have seen many different patients who suffer from terrible back pain that keeps them from working. My experience is that you [...]

By |2019-04-03T13:47:03-07:00April 3rd, 2019|Back Pain, DOL, Workers' Compensation|Comments Off on How Do Federal Workers’ Compensation Doctors Treat Back Pain?

Does Federal Workers’ Compensation Cover Peripheral Neuropathy?

Peripheral neuropathy causes weakness, numbness, and pain, and usually occurs in the hands and feet, though it can affect other areas of the body as well. But does federal workers' compensation cover it? Your peripheral nervous system is very important—it relays information between your central nervous system, which consists of your brain and spinal [...]

By |2019-03-15T13:16:52-07:00March 15th, 2019|Workers' Compensation|Comments Off on Does Federal Workers’ Compensation Cover Peripheral Neuropathy?