If you play basketball or football, workout every day, or simply do a lot of daily activities that require you to use your upper body, you might have an idea of how hard it could be to do these things if you have a shoulder injury or pain. In fact, we are here at NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine know that if you are suffering from shoulder pain, that it’s likely you’re already doing what you can (resting, using cold and hot compresses, taking over-the-counter medicines, etc.) to ease your pain. However, what if these methods aren’t providing you with the pain relief you need? Well, one procedure you can consider to help you find the relief you’re looking for is a suprascapular nerve block.
Snap, crackle, and pop.
No, this isn’t the sound you hear when eating Rice Krispies cereal, but something that no athlete ever wants to hear.
A rotator cuff tear can be devastating and painful for athletes who play sports such as baseball, football, tennis, and swimming. Continual fastballs, deep passes (like Aaron Rodgers launching a Hail Mary to the end zone), serves, and strokes take their toll over time by repeatedly putting stress on an athlete’s shoulder.
At NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine, we provide expert treatment for rotator cuff injuries and sports medicine. In addition to providing care for your injury, we believe it’s important for you to understand what a rotator cuff tear is, and what its most common causes and signs are.
At NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine, we know that not all of our patients will find the relief they are looking for after undergoing physical therapy, injections, or receiving medications, etc. for their low back, arm, or leg pain. To help these types of patients, we offer spinal cord stimulation (SCS) trials.
Chronic back pain can mess up your everyday routine. Instead of playing with your kids, taking the mound for your weekly softball game, or working on completing your outdoor project, you are forced to take easy because of your pain.
This discomfort can take a stranglehold on your life. If you are searching for a doctor that will deliver a solution for your back pain, you’ve come to the right place. At NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine, we seek to manage your severe chronic pain and help you live your life to the fullest. Here’s what to know about fighting chronic back pain with one of these solutions, Radiofrequency ablation.
At NorthEast Spine and Sports Medicine, we’re proud to offer a variety of care and treatment options to our patients that need help with headache relief. Today, there are many over-the-counter options for treating headaches, many new medications and procedures that have been shown to offer relief, and there are also trials for new treatments occurring all over the world every day.
You take the charge, go hard in the paint, fight for a rebound and jump on a loose ball. Over time, your foray at playing in a local recreation basketball league is starting to take its toll. Your excitement of sharing your stat line has dissipated into groaning over your bumps and bruises.
Thankfully, we at NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine, the leading sports medicine practice in the Brick, NJ region, have a solution for you. By using cold laser therapy, you will return to form and not hesitate at grabbing the offensive board to help your team.
From catching a ball to typing on a keyboard, even a slight discomfort can mar your ability to do what you need to do. When pain turns chronic, it can be a bit scary. If your pain seems to not have a direct cause or is caused by normal activities and is reoccurring, you’ll want answers as soon as possible.
At NorthEast Spine and Sports Medicine, we explore every avenue to diagnosis and treatment to ensure that you are able to take the best route to alleviate pain. Proper diagnosis requires the proper tools, and we’d like to take this opportunity to highlight one particular tool in our arsenal—electrodiagnostic medicine.
Are you looking for pain management doctors in or around Ocean County, NJ that can help to relieve the pain caused by all types of neuropathies?
If you’re experiencing pain and/or numbness, tingling or burning sensations in your limbs, or any other symptoms of neuropathy, we know how difficult it can be for you just to get out of the bed in the morning. At NorthEast Spine and Sports Medicine, we help to alleviate the pain caused by all types of neuropathies using MicroVas Therapy.
Here at NorthEast Spine and Sports Medicine, we know that many violent and non-violent automobile accidents can result in severe whiplash, fractures, muscle tears and strains, as well as many other injuries. Whether you need surgery, or don’t need surgery after being in a motor vehicle accident, we want you to know that if you want to fully recover from any injuries or pain, you can get in touch with NorthEast Spine and Sports Medicine to receive physical therapy.
Physical Therapy is for More Than Just Sports or Work-related Injuries
If you were recently in a car, motorcycle, or truck accident and are having trouble regaining your flexibility and mobility, or are just suffering from constant pain, physical therapy is a great option for you.
Why Post-Surgical Rehabilitation Is Important After Orthopedic Surgery, and What You Can Expect at NorthEast Spine and Sports Medicine
If you’re a competitive athlete, or someone else who made the decision to receive orthopedic surgery to alleviate pain or improve function for certain types of joint, spine, or nerve conditions, you may be wondering what comes after your surgery is complete.
Well, recovering from orthopedic surgery often requires you to take part in a post-surgical rehabilitation program that will help you to not only recover from surgery but make sure you get the most out of your orthopedic surgery, heal, and regain mobility.
At NorthEast Spine and Sports Medicine, we know that many of our patients are so focused on the number of hours they will spend in the hospital, that they often forget how important it is for them to take the time to recuperate with a post-surgical rehabilitation program.