NYC Doc Asks: Are Fractures Worse for Males than Females?

Are osteoporosis related fractures more dangerous for senior men or senior women? We are going to talk about the stats in this article. Today’s study comes from the American Academy of Orthopedic surgeons in March of 2017. It looks at the dangers of osteoporosis related fractures. It’s commonly thought and confirmed that females are more […]

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Why You Should be Thorough in Communicating Your Health History

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Medication errors have doubled from 2000 to 2012, so today we are going to look at the details of this statistic. This study comes from Clinical Toxicology, July 2017. This study discussed that medication errors have doubled between these dates. It went from 1.09 errors per 100,000 to 2.28 errors per 100,000. A deeper look […]

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How Much Should I do with Knee Arthritis in Manhattan?

When it comes to the health of your knees, some people have the attitude of use it or lose it, or don’t wear them out too fast by being too active. So which one’s right? We are going to talk about it right now. Today’s study looks at the age old question: If you exercise […]

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Knee Braces and What they Can do for You in Manhatten?

Knee braces should be worn when you have some sort of pain in the knee, or in sports when you want to prevent an injury. Braces are made from a combination of metal, foam, plastic, and elastic material/straps. We regularly help people with knee problems here at our Manhatten practice with knee braces and of […]

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How Back Pain Can Impact Your Blood Pressure

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We don’t tend to associate back pain with hypertension, but pain which is not intermittent or transitory may affect your blood pressure.  If you have back pain which has been around for a while, it’s something you should be thinking about. Let’s read about how back pain can impact your blood pressure.  And once you’ve […]

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Neck Posture Before a Car Crash – is It Important?

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We seldom think about posture in the neck until something hurts.  And that’s especially true in these days of computers and mobile devices.  We are more abusive than ever towards the cervical area of our spines (neck) and that can mean a greater risk in the event of a car crash.  And now, we’ve got […]

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Keys for a Successful Return to Spring Sports

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It’s been a long winter.  But now that spring is here, you’re probably itching to get out there and enjoy your favorite activities.  From cycling to softball, everyone who enjoys outdoor activities in the warm weather is ready to shake off the winter cobwebs. But there are some keys for a successful return to spring […]

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Busting Sciatica Myths

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Myths abound, when it comes to physical health.  It’s always been that way, with folk knowledge sometimes being taken as seriously as medical knowledge. Perhaps such conflation is sometimes appropriate but we’re going to talk about busting sciatica myths and what some of the most common of those are. Sciatica is a highly treatable condition, […]

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Is it Whiplash or a Cervical Spine Injury?


While whiplash implicates the structures of the upper neck, the cervical spine may not be directly implicated.  In other words, you may have sustained whiplash but may not have a cervical spine injury. This article seeks to answer the question, “Is it whiplash or a cervical spine injury?” toward educating people about steps to take […]

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What is Kinesiology in Manhatten?

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One of the more interesting treatment options we have here at Back and Body in New York is Kinesiology. Kinesiology can be best described as the use of muscle testing to identify imbalances in the body’s structural, chemical, and emotional energy. Kinesiologists go through years of training to be able to access the movement of […]

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