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About one-half of the American population has reported experiencing back pain each year. This is a debilitating health condition that has led to 264 million workdays being lost due to sick leaves and medical emergencies.
With prevalence rates of 5.8 percent in the general adult population, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is the most common neuropathic condition to be reported.
It’s essential that we identify its symptoms at an early stage and get treatment ASAP as it can...
If you’ve been telling yourself that you’re experiencing numbness in your limbs or pain in your hands due to weakness, it’s probably not the best idea to ignore these symptoms. These are symptoms of a larger problem...
How often have you felt a dizzying heaviness in your head? The feeling of discomfort soon aggravates into a severe headache that can go from mild to intense within minutes. This is called a tension headache.
Over the past two decades, the opioid crisis has taken over the United States in record numbers. Since 1999, the deaths from drug overdoses have tripled in number whereas, opioid-related deaths increased by six times in the same period.
Almost all substance abuse rehabs fall into one of two camps: outpatient or inpatient care. While equally focused on effective recovery and relapse prevention, each type has unique benefits and attributes to offer.
If you struggle with chronic pain, you know it’s not easy to navigate through life. In a social setting, things can get especially tough with peer pressure and expectations to be happy and excited all the time.
For people suffering from a health condition due to age, disability, injury, illness or musculoskeletal condition, physical therapy (PT) has far and wide benefits. It offers relief from chronic or injury-related pain and facilitates to improve...
Harvard Medical School defines the pelvic floor as a bowl-shaped set of muscles that provide structural support to your bladder, rectum, and bowel. In short, these muscles hold all the pelvic muscles together so they can function properly.
Controlling chronic pain is not easy. Over-the-counter pain medications are a short-term solution; moreover, they don’t help with every kind of pain.
Painkillers alleviate the pain without addressing the underlying cause.
Physical therapy has long been known as an effective non-surgical and non-medicinal pain management technique. Its meteoric rise is partially linked to the opioid overdose epidemic that has engulfed the USA.
Whether it’s just mild discomfort or excruciating pain that leaves you debilitated for days, back trouble is something most us deal with at some point in our lives. However, with sciatica, you’ll know immediately that it is something different.
‘Opiates’ is the name given to the class of drugs that are derived from the opium poppy plant. Opiates are some of the most commonly prescribed medicines; they are taken for a wide range of purposes, including pain management and relaxing the body.
Your spine is not just the back bone in your body but also the backbone of your overall health. The spinal cord is the center of your nervous system and controls the gate control mechanism. As the name suggests, experiencing pain in any part of the body is
A majority of gynecological problems require a multidisciplinary approach to treat the problem. Specialized physical therapists offer formalized physical therapy that helps recover from gynecologic disorders.
Winter is finally over. The flowers are blooming, the sun is out, and you are… miserable; seemingly endless cycles of itchy sneezing, sinus congestion and sinus congestion. If seasonal changes trigger your allergies, you’re certainly not the only one.
Physical therapy is an umbrella term for various types of treatment options that can range from manual therapies to cupping and needling. It’s an excellent choice for dealing with different types of chronic—also known as long-term—pains.
Neuropathic pain is usually a symptom rather than the cause of pain. Pain that is felt due to damage to the nerves, as a result of injury or from conditions like diabetes, is classified as neuropathic rather than the many other types of pain.
When intense pain strikes, all you can think is: “Why now and why me?”
Living with chronic pain isn’t easy—in fact, it’s agonizing. Whether it’s chronic headaches, joint pains, or backaches, the endless days of excruciating pain are torturous.
Chronic pain is one type of pain that seems to last beyond all expectations, despite treatment. Although it can be caused by all sorts of physical reasons like injuries, arthritis, cancer or similar conditions;
If you’ve ever taken a handwritten prescription from a doctor or looked at the notes from your visit, it seems like no amount of squinting could help the letters get clearer. Bad handwriting almost seems like a requirement for graduating med school.
As the weather warms, marathoners and bikeathoners across
New York prepare for their next challenge. New York hosts hundreds of marathons and bikeathons per year, with many occurring in the Spring and Summer seasons.
Teaneck resident and pain management physician Asher Goldstein, MD, has recently moved into a newly renovated office on Overlook Avenue in Hackensack. At the new location, the practice has been rebranded as PAIN + Recovery.
Asher Goldstein, MD, and his exemplary staff at Overlook PAIN + Recovery are helping patients suffering from chronic and acute pain conditions with non-opioid treatment options including interventional pain procedures and physical therapy.