When you think about injections, the first thoughts that come to your mind are never usually pleasant. If you suffer from a condition that causes you to live daily with pain, the thought of an injection could soon become a pleasant one. There are quite a few therapeutic injections available to help change your mind including spinal epidural, facet, trigger point, and joint injections.
Have you recently had surgery or were told you needed it? There are many questions that follow learning you need surgery including, what happens next? You may have even been told you will need post-surgical rehabilitation. But, what exactly is that? Let’s find out.
The occasional bump or bruise is expected when you play sports, but with the participation in sports at an all time high for all ages and abilities, there are more and more injuries happening. According to the American College of Sports Medicine, up to 50 percent of all athletic injuries can be avoided. At Northeast Spine and Sports Medicine, we take pride in our patient care and never want our patients to get hurt. We put together a list of a few things you can do to prevent sports injuries.
You may have heard the term ‘non-surgical spinal decompression therapy’ floating around or maybe you have seen a picture of a device that you can only imagine to be similar to an ancient torture device used to stretch people apart. Relax. It’s definitely not a torture device, but what exactly is non-surgical spinal decompression therapy?
Did you know that even if you disconnected all the nerves to your heart, it would still beat? The heart is a very interesting organ that is responsible for keeping our bodies going. Unfortunately, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. What many people aren’t aware of is, chiropractic treatmentcan actually help prevent heart disease.
According the American Academy of Pain Medicine, millions of people suffer from acute or chronic pain. In many patients, unrelieved chronic pain problems often result in an inability to work and a depreciated quality of life. But, what exactly is chronic pain?
New Jersey is the most densely populated state in America so can you imagine how many car accidents there are? There are so many drivers and so many highways, let alone the classic “New Jersey drivers”. According to statistics, approximately 70% of the population will be involved in a motor vehicle accident during their lifetime. Accidents can cause a variety of injuries to almost anywhere on your body. Physical therapy and chiropractic treatments can actually help achieve long-term recovery for pain, function, and range of motion. At Northeast Spine and Sports Medicine, we understand how important it is to get back on your feet.
The flu season begins in November and is at its height between December and March. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 out of every 5 Americans will get the flu this year. Chiropractic care may be your answer for a clean bill of health this flu season.
Herniated discs are one of the most common causes for low back pain and sciatica. Between 60% and 80% of people will experience low back pain at some point in their lives and of those, a high percentage will be due to a herniated disc. Chiropractic treatments andphysical therapy can help get relief from pain and discomfort due to a herniated disc.
It’s the New Year! It’s times to make those changes and achieve those goals. New Year’s resolutions are a great time to start over and work on your health. If you have a condition that causes you chronic pain, don’t be discouraged. You can set a goal to live with less pain!