The Spine & Sports Health Center Blog

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

What's a Facet Joint Injection and How Can It Provide Pain Relief?

Posted by The Spine & Sports Health Center on Jan 31, 2017 1:12:08 PM

Neck and back pain is unilaterally experienced among people of all types, and unfortunately, it is all too common. At The Spine & Sports Health Center, we provide a variety of neck and back pain treatment options, and procedures, at our offices in Hoboken, Bayonne, and Jersey City, NJ.

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Topics: back pain, neck pain, chronic pain, pain relief

The Benefits of Receiving Chiropractic Care at The Spine & Sports Health Center

Posted by The Spine & Sports Health Center on Jan 4, 2017 10:46:16 AM

If you’re looking for a chiropractor near Jersey City, NJ, Bayonne, NJ, or Hoboken, NJ, look no further than the team here at The Spine & Sports Health Center. Our chiropractors will aid in improving your overall wellness, and most importantly improve the functionality of your spine and joints so that you can continue to lead a healthy and active lifestyle.

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Topics: back pain, neck pain, sciatica, headaches, sports medicine, shoulder pain, physical therapy, chiropractic

How The Spine & Sports Health Center's Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Programs Can Help You Recover From a Sports Injury or Pain

Posted by The Spine & Sports Health Center on Nov 29, 2016 1:16:08 PM

Are you considering physical therapy or a sports rehabilitation program to help you overcome a sports injury or pain?

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Topics: sports medicine, recovery, physical therapy, chiropractic, sports injury, athlete, rehabilitation

What’s an Epidural Steroid Injection and How Can It Help to Provide Pain Relief?

Posted by The Spine & Sports Health Center on Oct 26, 2016 10:30:12 AM

If you suffer from moderate to severe lower back pain or sciatica, there are a variety of treatment options and procedures available to help you find relief. One common, successful, and non-surgical procedure we offer here at The Spine & Sports Health Center to help patients find relief is an epidural steroid injection (ESI).

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Topics: pain relief, sciatica, lower back pain, pinched nerve

Overcome a Serious Sports Injury or Pain at Our New Sports Therapy and Rehab Center

Posted by The Spine & Sports Health Center on Oct 13, 2016 4:03:11 PM

Are you an athlete experiencing chronic pain on and off the field? Are you suffering from a major knee or calf injury much like the New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz suffered from in 2014 and 2015?

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Topics: sports medicine, recovery, physical therapy, chiropractic, sports injury, athlete, rehabilitation