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The Proper Fit for Shoes One of the complaints that patients come in to our office with regularly is foot/ankle pain. Some times it is due to an injury, but most often the problem lies with the mechanics of their foot. Specifically the stress placed upon the feet by activity combined with the shoes that […]Read More
Disc Injuries and Laser Treatment Low back pain has obvious lifestyle and financial burdens; when it is accompanied by radiation of pain and numbness in the lower extremities, it can be truly debilitating. Lumbar disc herniations account for only 4 percent of low back pain patients but account for a high percentage of low back […]Read More
Low back pain is a big problem in our society. It doesn’t grab headlines like some other health problems. Usually, news space is reserved for “big” stories like cancer or outbreaks of some disease. However, back pain is always present lurking in the background. Review these statistics to see what back pain is like in […]Read More
Proper Lifting for Back Health At one point or another, everyone has heard the saying “Lift with your legs and not your back.” The legs are designed to lift while the back is designed for stabilization and protection. This saying makes sense from a logical standpoint, but often does not get put into practice in […]Read More