What Is A Myofascial Release? All You Need To Know!

What Is A Myofascial Release All You Needs To Know!

Myofascial release is a type of massage therapy that is used to increase soft tissue mobility called myofascial mobility. Additionally, myofascial release reduces pain within the musculoskeletal system. It is a slow and effective technique to relieve the symptoms of fascia restriction. However, myofascial release massage therapy gives relief from many kinds of pains and … Read more

New Treatment for Low Back Pain

Wayne Cooper, a 72 year-old almost-retired attorney, lives in Marin County, California. He has suffered from low back pain and sciatica for nearly 20 years, keeping him from enjoying many activities and requiring daily medication. The Bay Area is hilly—and due to his back pain Cooper could only walk short distances and had to avoid … Read more

Radiofrequency Ablation – Is RFA for you?

Looking for minimally invasive pain relief without surgery? RFA may be the answer. According to physician, Leonardo Kapural, Professor of Anesthesiology and Interventional Pain Physician, radiofrequency ablation or (RFA) is a medical procedure that uses radio waves to create localized electrical current. Such friction current makes a focused heat to target desired nerves. Interrupting the pain … Read more

Chronic Spinal Pain Chat 2016

Chronic Spinal Pain Chat 2016

Living with Chronic Spinal Pain Chat 2016 Transcript Highlights Dr. Anthony BergSeptember 29, 2016 Welcome! Thank you for joining us today for “What You Can Do About Back and Neck Pain.” This Facebook chat will be hosted by Dr. Anthony Berg and will cover topics such as: – Common causes of back and neck pain … Read more

Spinal Stenosis

WHAT CAUSES SPINAL STENOSIS? Spinal stenosis usually occurs as a person ages. Disks in the back/spine become drier and bones and ligaments of the spine thicken or grow larger and begin to bulge. This can be caused by arthritis or degeneration of the discs. Spinal stenosis may also be caused by: ° Arthritis of the … Read more

Acute Low Back Pain Quiz

Back-quiz

We’ve all heard or exclaimed, “Oh, my aching back!” But how much do we know about low back pain? Take this quiz to find out. True or False: 1. Many people experience low back pain. True. Back pain affects eight out of ten people at some point during their lives, according to the American Pain Foundation. 2. Low … Read more