The Benefits of “Pre-Habilitation”

If you’ve been living with back pain and have finally decided to seek help from our lumbar and cervical spine specialist in New Jersey, you’ll find that in most cases surgery is not the first thing that we discuss. It is our practice to seek the most effective course of action by first offering conservative… Continue Reading

Is Sleeping On Your Stomach Hurting Your Spine?

One of the most commonly discussed topics among new parents (and their parents) is whether infants are supposed to be positioned on their stomachs or on their backs. While today’s parents are explicitly told that newborns should only be positioned on their back, earlier generations received the exact opposite guidance, and that has led to… Continue Reading

Holiday Time Is No Time for Back Pain!

It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but the winter holidays are also a time when back pain frequently strikes. There are plenty of reasons why this can happen, and most of them have to do with additional strain you’re putting on yourself. The holidays (and the pre-holiday shopping, cooking, celebrating decorating… Continue Reading

Study Analyzes Impact of Antibiotics on Chronic Low Back Pain

If you have been suffering from low back pain for an extended period of time, chances are good that you’ve tried just about every remedy you’ve been able to find to address your discomfort. Yoga. Stretching. Over-the-counter medications. Acupuncture. But have you ever considered asking your physician for a prescription for antibiotics? The authors of… Continue Reading