Physical therapy is a way to treat back pain and neck pain through exercise. Here are 5 reasons we choose physical therapy to treat back and neck pain: Surgery Is Our Last Resort Why have surgery when conservative approaches are possible? Physical therapy is an effective, conservative approach that reduces neck and back pain. At
Avoid winter back pain with these spine tips! Winter is here and along with that comes an increase in back and neck injuries! Take measures to avoid the pain with these winter weather tips: Stiff Joints Steep drops in barometric pressure can be tough on joints and muscles, causing aches and pain. Dressing warmly and
The cervical spine is the technical term for your neck. We all know that our neck is an important part of our body – it protects nerves and the spinal cord and allows movement throughout the body. But, did you know that an injury to the cervical spine is not only a “pain in the
Minimize risks with these tips from Dr. Z Any surgery comes with risks. The key to minimizing these risks lie in controlling as many variables as possible; this will help you get consistent outcomes on a regular basis. Dr. James Zaslavsky explains the ways he reduces risks for his patients undergoing cervical spine surgery. 1.
While he specializes in treating the cervical spine, he also has a love for educating and pioneering new technologies. He was an honored speaker at the Delaware State Assembly Fall Workshop. Speaking to a room full of the operating room support staff of Delaware Hospital, Dr. Z was able to share his knowledge on how
How to Protect Your Neck and Back During Marathon Training Running isn’t just your hobby or a healthy habit, it’s part of who you are. Enjoyment is found when you lace up your running shoes, put in your earbuds and GO! Excitement builds up as you get closer to crossing that finish line. Dr. James
Do you stand all day? Prevent Back Pain with these easy tips. Does your job require you to be on your feet all day? Standing for long periods of time can lower the elasticity of muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Stress is then caused on the neck and back, creating pain and discomfort. Give your spine a
Pain can limit you from the activities you once enjoyed. Bending over in the garden, long hours on the golf course, or kayaking the Brandywine Creek are impossible due to back pain. If you suffer from back pain, take the opportunity to start new back-friendly activities. We all know exercise is an important part of