Lower back pain can be a disabling condition, as it can interfere with an individual’s ability to perform daily activities and may affect their quality of life. According to the World Health Organization, lower back pain is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide.
My Tuesday morning clinic is usually a busy and hectic time, filled with patients and dealing with their problems, needs and emotional concerns. I work with a nurse practitioner, Deb, and my clinic is attended by a retired oncologist who kibitzes and helps with occasional advice. One Tuesday we were overflowing and also particularly busy
The Jewish Home Family Charles P. Berkowitz Center for Rehabilitation Excellence officially opened last week, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Rockleigh, New Jersey, and the unveiling of cutting-edge warm-water therapies and other advanced modalities for Bergen and Rockland counties and
I was at an event years ago when one of the hosts proceeded to speak to the guests, honoring the occasion. Following her speech, I overheard her family members approach her and when she asked what they thought, they all profusely replied, “It was amazing! You spoke so well! I loved it!” I recall asking myself what I thought of it and
We previously mentioned how the HIV and AIDS epidemic had its most florid manifestation in sub-Saharan Africa. More than two-thirds of the world’s AIDS cases have occurred in that region. As noted in our last episode, it seems that the initial appearance of HIV came about
We have previously commented on the fact that the immune system has multiple roles and impacts with regard to cancer. A major one, of course, is the prevention of cancer in the first place. So how exactly does that play out? There are several ways in which dysfunction in the immune system can
Our very busy and hectic lives don’t really leave us much time to “slow down.” Slowing down refers to any activity, which when utilized, provides a person with relief and therapeutic balance. Daily exercise, yoga, meditation, or other forms of relaxation activities have become universal activities that are designed to provide relief
(Courtesy of CMD) Doctors from CMD of Englewood, New Jersey and Fresh Meadows, Queens presented advances in podiatric and spine surgery to members of Englewood PBA Chapter 216 at their recent meeting and sponsored the evening’s dinner. Head of Chapter, Detective Ron Layne, spoke of the tight relationship between the police force
Shortly after my mother passed away, I was conversing with my friend and shared how both my mom and I had zero regrets when looking back on our years together. I told her how our mother-daughter relationship had evolved into a deep and meaningful friendship where we greatly enjoyed each other’s company. I related how my mom’s unspoken
Years ago—what feels like ages ago—I remember finding an old notebook of mine from a history class I took once upon a time. In the margin of said notebook were food calculations and lists, the evidence of my personal history with an eating disorder. I found this notebook while cleaning out an old shelf and I recall now that when I found
Prime Ortho Rehab is an outpatient physical and occupational therapy clinic specializing in orthopedic and neurological diagnoses from adolescence through adulthood. Patients of all ages are treated at Prime Ortho for orthopedic diagnoses including neck and back pain, spinal stenosis, disc herniation, athletic injuries, rotator cuff
Question: Is it better to have therapy completed during school, or in the sensory gyms? What would your recommendation be as a therapist?
Answer by Leah Gross:
Every situation and child is different. Each child needs different services and therefore the