By: Dr. Victor Taylor Inversion therapy is a relatively inexpensive way to apply traction to the spine and helps to manage chronic spinal and radicular pain. This type of treatment can aid in the treatment of lumbar, thoracic, and even neck pain. A significant component of chronic pain is related to poor biomechanics, or loss of ideal movement. Inversion therapy can aid one important component of poor spinal biomechanics. What does that mean? Biomechanics simply refers to how our bodies move. How we walk, run, lift, sit etc. When biomechanics are off because of a problem in a joint, with a muscle or tendon
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By Dr. Mark Malone Before the pain, I had a thriving life. A growing medical practice. A loving family with three young kids. A healthy body that let me lift weights, waterski, bicycle, and play basketball in my free time. My life was full, which is why I couldn't help but be in denial when I started experiencing chronic pain. For over five years, my life was on pause. I was robbed by debilitating sensations that prevented me from doing anything literally. On my worst days, I had to choose between taking my family out to dinner, or treating a few patients, simply because I couldn't do
By Dr. Raphael Ye After years of treating chronic back pain patients with motor deficits, we've found that back surgery is frequently never 100% successful. The thing is, surgery is the most invasive, intense, and risky of all treatments. There is never a guarantee that the surgery will work, and there's always the risk that your pain will persist and worsen, or the operation will introduce new pain sensations. Some patients suffer from a condition defined by chronic back pain after surgery, called 'Failed Back Surgery Syndrome' (FBSS). Before taking the risk with surgery, it's always best practice to put as much space between you