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5 Common Causes of Back Pain

Unfortunately, the older we get, the more we experience and recognize physical pain. The most common type of pain is back pain, especially lower back pain. Although there can be extensive medical explanations for some back pain, there are also multiple lifestyle triggers that affect our back and sometimes cause pain. Luckily, a lot of these triggers are in our control! Check out these 5 common causes of back pain... you might find a solution for your own.

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Spotlight: Manhattan Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

This week we want to shine a spotlight on our friends with Manhattan Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation: Curing chronic and acute pain since 1990.

The staff at MPMR is made up of physicians, therapists, and even alternative medicine practitioners. Their extensive history allows them to really find the root of almost any problem to really better the patient’s life for good.

Conditions they treat include:

  • Back Pain
  • Herniated Disks
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Neck Pain
  • Sports/Performance Injuries
  • Ankle/Foot Problems
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Elbow/Knee Pain
  • Heart Attack/Stroke After Effects
  • Hip Pain
  • Fibromyalgia

Their mottos are: Treat patients with caring, compassion, and respect; be creative in trying every reasonable approach; and never give up.

They cover a multitude […]