Tag: back pain treatment

How to Deal with a Herniated Disc | Back Pain Relief

Herniated discs are a very common disorder that we are finding in the clinic. It can vary in terms of the intensity and it can vary in terms of where… Read more »

How to Do the Swimmer Exercise | Back Pain Relief

Hi. I’d like to spend a moment now talking about an exercise called the swimmer. The swimmer is a great exercise used in the clinic, using physical therapy when we’re… Read more »

Why You Should Avoid Ab Crunches | Back Pain Relief

One of my favorite topics when I’m working during the day is when I hear patients talking about how they’re having some back problems and they think that they need… Read more »

What Are the Worst Exercises? | Back Pain Relief

One of the best part of working in this field for a long time has been trying to figure out for patients which exercises are good and which exercises are… Read more »

Why Hamstring Muscle Stretching Is Bad | Back Pain Relief

One of the big misunderstandings in our field is the idea of trying to stretch out your hamstring muscles in the presence of acute or sub acute back pain. A… Read more »

Does Back Pain Last Forever? | Back Pain Relief

“Does back pain last forever?” is a common asked question, and it really depends on what tissue was injured during the event. If you’re injuring a muscle, for instance, a… Read more »

Relieve Back Pain with Eric Sampson | Back Pain Relief

My name is Eric Sampson, I’m a physical therapist working at Spine and Sports Medicine in Midtown Manhattan. I became a physical therapist basically because I got to enjoy seeing… Read more »