The Spine & Sports Health Center Blog

Back Pain May be Caused by Poor Posture

Posted by The Spine & Sports Health Center on Oct 20, 2017 10:36:23 AM

Back pain has unfortunately become an extremely common problem among so many Americans these days.  With so many us working at busy, corporate desk jobs, we have found it incredibly easy for our days to fly by without having moved much during a typical 9-5 workday.

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Topics: back pain treatment Hoboken NJ, back pain, lower back pain, back pain treatment Jersey City NJ, spine pain, back pain treatment Bayonne NJ, upper back pain, middle back pain, posture

Neck Pain May be Caused by Phone Overuse

Posted by The Spine & Sports Health Center on Oct 6, 2017 10:39:05 AM

Think about the last time you checked your phone. Was it an hour ago? A few minutes ago? Are you reading this on your phone right now?

Chances are, you’ve looked at it at least 10 to 20 times today so far. Actually, most people look at their phones 80 or more times every day. And while looking at your phone to text or email, check Facebook or Instagram, or surf the web isn’t a crime, it may be causing inadvertent damage to your health — namely, neck pain.

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Topics: neck pain, pain management, acupuncture, physical therapy, chiropractic, spine, spine pain

Pain Management Physicians & Orthopedic Surgeons

Posted by The Spine & Sports Health Center on Sep 22, 2017 1:46:50 PM

Many patients are confused about the difference between pain management physicians and orthopedic surgeons. If you’ve been experiencing pain in your spine, neck, or elsewhere, you may be wondering which type of doctor to consult with first. In fact, this is a quite common dilemma.

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Topics: sports medicine, pain management, acupuncture, physical therapy, chiropractic, pain, pain management doctor, pain management physician, orthopedic surgeon, ortho

Chiropractic for Pregnancy Back Pain

Posted by The Spine & Sports Health Center on Sep 8, 2017 12:10:18 PM

Pregnancy back pain is characterized by a lumbar (lower back) pain ranging from dull to deep. Often, it is accompanied by an aching discomfort at the back of the thighs or on the sides of one or both buttocks. This is called posterior pelvic pain.

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The Spine & Sports Health Center welcomes Basil Kurdali, M.D. to our team

Posted by The Spine & Sports Health Center on Aug 25, 2017 11:36:23 AM

We are so happy to welcome Basil Kurdali, M.D. to our practice!  Dr. Kurdali is a double board certified physician in both Interventional Pain Management and Anesthesiology.  We welcome him to our group from his time serving as Assistant Professor of Pain Management and Anesthesiology at Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein School of Medicine.

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Topics: back pain, chronic pain, sports medicine, pain management, acupuncture, lower back pain, physical therapy, chiropractic, pain, sports medicine doctor, physican, new physician, pain doctor, pain management doctor, pain management physician, doctor, new doctor, injuries, spine injury, joint pain

What is Sports Medicine?

Posted by The Spine & Sports Health Center on Aug 11, 2017 10:21:40 AM

Sports medicine is a medical field that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disorders and injuries that are commonly associated with sports. Essentially, a sports medicine physician provides total care for athletes.

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Topics: sports medicine, pain management, sports injury, athlete, therapy, injured athlete, sports medicine doctor

Nerve Pain Management Explained

Posted by The Spine & Sports Health Center on Jul 28, 2017 1:03:00 PM

What Is Chronic Neuropathic Pain? Nearly 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, and indeed, the standard symptom of “pain” can take many forms.

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Topics: chronic pain, pain management, acupuncture, pinched nerve, physical therapy, pain, nerve pain management, nerve pain, pain relef

Acupuncture for Pain Management

Posted by The Spine & Sports Health Center on Jul 14, 2017 11:19:53 AM

Discomfort in your hip when you walk? Osteoarthritis in your knees acting up? Back or neck pain causing you to lose sleep?

In this day and age, any bodily pain is often swiftly followed by the swallowing of pain pills or invasive procedures that can leave you laid up for weeks. 

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Topics: back pain, neck pain, pain relief, headaches, shoulder pain, pain management, acupuncture, lower back pain, rehabilitation, leg pain

Get the Facts on Sciatica

Posted by The Spine & Sports Health Center on Jun 30, 2017 11:15:11 AM

 

Sciatica is a common form of pain that is characterized by a mild or sharp ache in the lower back and leg. The pain usually originates in the buttock and lower hip and radiates downward along the back of the leg— often going all the way down to the toes.

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Topics: chronic pain, sciatica, pain management, acupuncture, physical therapy, chiropractic, rehabilitation

Are Gel Injections for Chronic Knee Pain Right for Me?

Posted by The Spine & Sports Health Center on Jun 16, 2017 1:21:33 PM

The knee joint is one of the most common places to experience chronic pain, and it can hinder your ability to enjoy life. Generally speaking, knee pain is caused by an underlying condition such as osteoarthritis. In other cases, overuse or a sudden sports injury or accident could be the root case.

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Topics: chronic pain, pain relief, recovery, pain management, knee pain, knee pain relief