Back and Body Medical Top 10 Fitness Apps Part 1

Back and Body Medical Fitness App

At Back and Body Medical, our treatment protocols are very beneficial to sports and active people. Indeed, Dr Perna is a keen athlete himself and has even worked with the Men’s bobsleigh Olympic team, so the team at Back and Body is very well versed in sports injuries and how to deal with them. The […]

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How Many Steps a Day Should You Walk?

How Many Steps a Day Should You Walk

Some recent studies have found risk factors for premature death such as reduced cardiorespiratory fitness, obesity, smoking, diabetes, heart disease, pulmonary disease, and others. Out of each of these, poor CRS appears to be the leading risk factor for premature death. Today, we will be looking at the question: does walking help with CRS? And, […]

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Relationship Between the Feet & Hips

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During an examination for hip pain and other musculoskeletal conditions, chiropractic doctors will expand their focus beyond just the hip area. This is because there could be other areas in the body that could be causing the pain you feel in the hip. Anything that affects normal locomotion may lead to compensatory changes/ abnormal motion […]

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How Do We Diagnose Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Did you know that while carpal tunnel syndrome is very common, it can be very difficult to diagnose? This is because it shows symptoms similar to other conditions. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the tunnel in the wrist that the median nerve travels through becomes crushed and it infringes on the nerve, producing pain or […]

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Back and Body Medical Hamstring Strain

Back and Body Medical Hamstring Strain

Hamstring injuries can be difficult to diagnose because the pain you feel comes on slowly. You might feel this pain in your thighs and upper buttocks region. It is usually worsened by sitting for long periods, and repetitive actions such as running, rowing, and biking. Hamstring injuries become chronic when a damaged tendon does not […]

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How Knee Pain Can Be Reduced at Back & Body Medical

How Knee Pain Can Be Reduced

How Knee Pain Can Be Reduced in New York City Knee pain is a prevalent issue affecting countless individuals worldwide. Patients often wonder if chiropractic manual therapies can help manage their pain and improve their quality of life. The good news is that, in most cases, chiropractic care is just one way on how knee […]

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Stretches to Improve Your Posture & Reduce Pain

Stretches to Improve Your Posture

Stretches to Improve Your Posture Slouching can be detrimental to the health of your back. By sitting up straight, you keep the spine healthy and reduce the risk of a low back pain condition. Furthermore, stretches to improve your posture will also help with this. Let’s take a look. A study looked at the amount […]

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Predicting Migraines & Identifying Triggers

Predicting Migraines & Identifying Triggers is a key concept to focus on as preventing a migraine is surely better than having to treat one. Look at some great tips to do this.

Have you ever suffered from a migraine headache? If you have, you know that they can be extremely debilitating. They can have an impact on your ability to carry out daily activities, both at work and at home. Can chiropractic care be helpful in treating migraine headaches? Let’s find out today. Although some migraines aren’t […]

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Can Chiropractic Care Help Headaches?

Can Chiropractic Care Help Headaches We look at the effects of chiropractic treatment and what it can do for headache pain. Check it out here.

Migraines can be a very debilitating condition. They are known as recurring headaches that cause hypersensitivity to certain stimuli. This triggers an episode. What’s tricky about them is that migraines vary depending on the patient. This makes understanding migraines and managing the condition a bit more tricky.   Researchers looked at multiple types of data including […]

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Low Back Pain Cycling

Low back pain cycling

Who doesn’t love a nice bike ride or cycling class? Most people regard  it as a very enjoyable form of exercise. But, there is some confusion about how posture when writing can affect the lower back and whether cycling is beneficial for recovery from low back pain. Bicycles have a round back, flat back, or […]

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