Friday, March 25, 2016

Should I Work Thru Joint Pain?

Exercise can be difficult while in pain, but it is a key aspect in healing from the injury and preventing future episodes of pain. Muscle pain and aches can be normal, but flaring joint pain should be a warning to avoid certain exercises. Check out this video from for information.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Spine Herniation

Due to the limited motion in the thoracic spine caused by the bony barrier of the ribs, thoracic disc herniations are relatively rare. However, when they do occur, they can create much pain and dysfunction.

Friday, March 11, 2016

Herniated Disks

A herniated disc occurs when the soft, gelatinous inner core of a spinal disc leaks out through the disc’s weakened outer layers and affects a nearby nerve.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Tobacco Smoking & Back Pain

Most cigarette smokers report that they smoke to relax and relieve anxiety. Unfortunately, as we all know, "stress relieving" smoke is wreaking havoc in the body. What you may not know is that cigarette smoke is also increasing back pain.

Saturday, March 5, 2016