What is Spine Traction?
What is traction? How does it help your spine? Is it the same as decompression? Is an inversion table a form of traction? The answer is all are forms of traction. There are many variations, but the basic concept is to pull on the spine to provide some pain relief. Traction has been recommended for […]
Exercise Can Relieve Spinal Stenosis
Doe exercise help spinal stenosis? Spinal stenosis is a natural occurrence of an aging spine. Discs degenerate. Ligaments widened. The space for your nerves decrease. To those affected, there can be pain, and walking difficulties. Surgery may or may not be a solution. So, what can you do? It turns out exercise can have a […]
How a Positive Attitude Helps You
If you have chronic pain, then you must first accept it. Only then can you explore ways to make it better. Knowing you can make it better creates hope, which in turn helps you get better. You need both acceptance and Optimism. In my practice, I see many people who are in complete despair. Fortunately, […]
Do Back Braces Help?
When you have back pain, It is frustrating, and can be debilitating. Many people will try all sorts of things to get better. I do not blame anyone for trying. Lately I have seen a lot of advertisements for various back braces. Patient’s ask whether they should buy these braces. So what is the bottom […]
Do you have a Telemedicine evaluation scheduled? This COVID-19 Pandemic has made these evaluation a standard part of some orthopedic practices. The Concept can be intimidating to some. In reality it is fairly simple to set up. I am going to discuss how this examination is performed. First, I would recommend you check your internet […]
A part of my practice includes performing medical legal examinations. In Florida, a form of these evaluations are called Compulsory Medical Examinations. To briefly describe their purpose, If you are injured, then you can and will seek care from a physician. But, if you are then filing a legal claim against an individual or a […]