Category: Back and Neck Pain

So You Have Back Pain

So You Have Back Pain – Chances Are, It Could Be From a Herniated Disc

October 10th, 2020

Did You Know Your Back Pain Could Be Stemming From a Herniated Disc? How do you know whether you have a herniated disc or it’s just good old back pain? One telltale sign can be where the pain is located. Strange neck pains, back pains, or extremity symptoms can indicate a variety of potential problems

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Suffering with Back Pain? Check Your Posture!

August 10th, 2020

If you are like most people, you have had someone tell you to sit or stand up straight — probably during your teenage years. At the time, the demand was probably annoying and one you did your best to ignore. But it turns out that good posture is important for more than just looking confident

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Get to the Root of Your Back Pain. Could it be a Herniated Disc?

June 10th, 2020

Back pain is one of the most common complaints among Americans today. Whether you experience the occasional ache in your back, or you deal with reoccurring chronic back pain, it can make completing everyday tasks extremely difficult. But have you ever stopped to wonder whether your back pain was a sign of a more serious

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Chronic Back Pain Doesn’t Have to be Your Story. Physical Therapy Can Help.

April 10th, 2020

Chronic back pain is pain that persists for three months and longer. This type of pain can be due to a variety of reasons, including arthritis of the spine, aging, disc problems, and myofascial pain syndrome. With arthritis of the spine, there is a slow thinning of the cartilage inside the spine which can cause

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Chronic Back Pain Doesn’t Have to be Your Story. Understand 3 Ways Physical Therapy Can Help.

February 10th, 2020

Chronic back pain leads many people to consider surgery or addictive painkillers to deal with the problem. The depression that can accompany serious, long-lasting back pain can lead people to think that. But what if surgery or opioids didn’t need to be a part of your story? If you’ve been thinking about surgery to finally

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The Connection Between Core Strength and Better Balance

May 20th, 2019

Physical therapy as an industry has been talking about the link between core strength and better balance for years. When the “core” muscles around your trunk are strong, they prevent chronic lower back pain and many other injuries, but they also keep you from losing your balance and falling down. A stronger core will help

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back and neck pain

5 Ways to Relieve Back and Neck Pain

May 10th, 2019

There are common causes of both back pain and neck pain and at MCH Physical Therapy we can help with both. Changes in the spine’s anatomy often cause back pain. There may be lumbar disc herniation, lumbar degenerative disc disease, osteoarthritis or sacroiliac joint dysfunction. Disc herniation occurs when the gel-like interior of the disc

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Suffering with Back Pain? Check Your Posture!

April 20th, 2019

If you are like most people, you have had someone tell you to sit or stand up straight — probably during your teenage years. At the time, the demand was probably annoying and one you did your best to ignore. But it turns out that good posture is important for more than just looking confident

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herniated disk

Did You Know That a Herniated Disc Can Cause You Serious Back Pain?

February 20th, 2019

One of the most common reasons people visit MCH Physical Therapy Clinic each day is to get relief from chronic back pain. While back pain can be caused by a variety of medical conditions, in many cases, it is the result of a herniated disc. Herniated discs can occur anywhere along the spine but typically

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low back pain

Tired of Lower Back Pain? Here’s What To Do

September 20th, 2018

Lower back pain is the nemesis of many. That familiar ache can limit time spent working, relaxing, and enjoying life. It can lead to irritability and a whole host of other health problems. And, yet, it’s surprisingly common. The World Health Organization estimates that in the United States, 149 million days of work are lost

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