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Back Surgery – Risk vs. Reward

Back pain is an ailment that affects over 80% of the American population some point, leaving many of us with a very difficult choice.  In most cases, back surgery is considered only after all other options have been exhausted by all involved medical staff. I would also like to note […]

Carpal Tunnel Surgery : Is it really necessary?

The over 27 bones in your hand and wrist that enable almost miraculous dexterity for one of the most used parts of our body. Naturally over years of misuse and abuse, there is a risk that: -Ligaments may loosen -Meniscus may deteriorate causing bones to rub against one another -Nerves […]

Massage as Medicine

If any of you have read my blogs or know, you know that I prescribe to the thought of massage as alternative medicine.  A lot of the time when you mention massage people assume relaxation but the truth is most perform more types of therapeutic massage.  Many of the passionate […]

Sciatica (sciatic nerve)- An incapacitating pain

Everyone who has had a sciatica or pinched sciatic nerve knows the pain that can be caused. It sometimes start with an ache in your lower back that gradually seem to increase down your leg and farther it goes the more severe the pain becomes. What causes them? Sciatica issues […]