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  • Electrotherapy is used tom help manage back pain. For some patients, a TENS unit shocks their pain back to manageable levels offering temporary relief.

  • Studies show that when it comes to treatment options for chronic back pain, patients have a choice between physical therapy or surgery for back pain

  • Back pain is one of the most significant health care issues in North America. The following are examples of neutral spine exercises (horizontal and vertical) that are effective for strengthening the back and core, therefore helping to prevent back injury.

  • How many of you guys go to a pain doctor, because you have legit pain, and still find no relief? A resident of Belpre, Ohio, Sandra Kelly who was diagnosed with Lupus, Connective Tissue Disease and Fibromyalgia says yes. We're here to explore 9 tips you can do if your doctor says fibromyalgia is a no pain disease.

  • For a person who works all day, maybe you do at the 9-5 desk job and in the evenings, you want to garden. Maybe it's the weekend and you need to do laundry. Whatever your activity of daily living is, you'll want to take a special interest in preventing back injuries. Here's what you need to know.

  • 4 Everyday Exercises with Dr. Mike Bracko
    February 9, 2018 | Articles

    Dr. Mike Bracko is back again. "When I give a presentation, I always tell my clients when we train our cores, we want to keep our spine as neutral as possible, which means — not doing sit-ups or curls. Instead, you’ll want to start with a front plank." Read as Bracko breaks down four simple exercises you can do every day to prevent back burn when core training.

  • The third most common cause of back pain and sciatica is sacroiliac joint (SI) dysfunction. This is one of the most complicated diagnosis and usually is not treated correctly. SI joint dysfunction may cause intense pain when standing or even sitting. Let's allow Stretch Physical Therapy's, Kim Nartker to break down why this happens how to treat it.

  • This is part 1 in a series of 3 written by Stretch Physical Therapy and Wellness's Kim Nartker about why we develop back pain and how to treat your painful symptoms.

  • Most people in the fitness industry assume that if your back is stronger, you are at a decreased risk for injury. Generally speaking, that’s true but it all depends upon how you take care of your back and overall health. Dr. Mike Bracko examines the importance of back injury prevention for core training.

  • Roughly 80 percent of adults will experience low back pain at one point in their life. But why do so many people receive a back pain diagnosis and how can these painful symptoms be relieved? In order to understand all of this, we have to start at the beginning with the three most common causes of chronic back pain, as told by Stretch Physical Therapy and Total Wellness's Kim Nartker.