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In my practice in Norwalk, CT, I often encounter patients who believe their back pain worsens with cold or rainy weather. This belief isn’t uncommon; many people claim to feel more pain or predict storms based on their joint discomfort.… Read More »Can Cold Weather Cause Back Pain?
Back pain is a common complaint at work, especially as many jobs are performed exclusively in front of a computer. Sitting posture is a very important component of limiting that pain, but alternative sitting arrangements have also become popular in recent… Read More »Should you use a standing desk?
Occasionally, I am asked if the weight of large breasts can be a cause for back pain. Sometimes women are considering a breast reduction, or they may think that they are doomed to a painful back forever because of their anatomy. As with all… Read More »Can Large Breasts Cause Back Pain
As the weather starts to get warmer, and the grass starts poking through the snow here in Connecticut, golf enthusiasts are eager to hit the course. Connecticut is a fantastic place for golf, with numerous beautiful public and private courses.… Read More »Golf Injuries: How Posture and Spine Health Affect Your Game
Pregnancy and childbirth are well-known for causing aches and pains, but once the baby arrives, new parents often find themselves dealing with a whole new set of physical challenges. Adapting to carrying your child, adjusting your sleep, and figuring out… Read More »New Parent Pain: Solutions for Aches and Discomfort
Neck pain that feels worse in the morning is a common symptom that I hear about in my office. Since the pain starts right after you have been lying in bed, blame often goes to the pillow or the mattress.… Read More »How to Find the Right Pillow for your Neck
Arthritis affects millions of people in the United States, causing pain, stiffness, and reduced mobility. To better manage arthritis, it’s essential to understand its different types, causes, and treatment options. In this article, we’ll focus on osteoarthritis, the most common… Read More »Understanding & Managing Arthritis: Types, Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
Many people can crack their own back, often to the dismay of those that live around them. A contortionist’s twist, sometimes multiple times a day, followed by some popcorn sounds, and on with their day. Grandmothers have been telling us for… Read More »Is Cracking Your Own Back Bad For You?