Herniated Discs Caused by Poor Lifting Techniques

Any job these days that involves physical lifting will most certainly train employees in the proper techniques and postures for lifting heavy objects safely. One of the very first things in a new job a recently hired employee will be shown are these lifting techniques that focus on safety. This is usually done with a supervi … Read More

Filed Under: Herniated Disc
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Herniated Disc Water Exercises

Disc herniation is an increasingly common ailment among adults. Some of the symptoms of a herniated disc include leg pain, back pain, and weakness in the muscles of the lower extremities. A herniation of the spinal disc occurs when the spinal disc, or the cushion that sits between the vertebrae of the spine, is somehow pushe … Read More

Filed Under: Herniated Disc
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Herniated Disc Exercises

A herniated disc occurs when the disc that operate as cushion between the vertebrae is pushed or moves (bulges) outside of its original position where it can irritate nearby spinal nerves and the spinal cord resulting in numbness, pain or weakness in the arms, legs, and back. There is normally ample space surrounding the spi … Read More

Filed Under: Herniated Disc
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Can You Use Herbal Remedies For Sciatica?

If you’re suffering from sciatica then you are well aware of just how painful it can be. That all too familiar shooting pain begins in your lower back, snaking all the way down one—or both—legs until you feel as though you cannot walk. Sciatica can cause mild to severe pain that can impair one’s ability to perform basic func … Read More

Filed Under: Sciatica
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

True or False: Debunking Arthritis Myths

When it comes to most medical problems there are a host of half-truths, myths, misconceptions and flat out lies circulating the web. This is especially true of far-reaching issues like arthritis. Separating arthritis fact from arthritis myths will help you make the necessary changes to alleviate pain and treat your arthritis … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Foraminotomy Surgery

When there is stenosis of the forominal this means that there has been constriction in the area that the nerve roots exit. Nerve roots leave the spinal column and the spinal cord area through the foramen. The foramen allows nerves to connect to different parts of the body. Stenosis of the forearm can happen when there is deg … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Exercising with a Herniated Disc

A herniated disc occurs when the discs in the spine that are cushions separating each set of bones in the back bulges out. The discs in the spine are made up of Annulus (that are the strong outer covering of the disc) and the Nucleus (which is the disc's soft center). What happens with a herniated disc is that the outer laye … Read More

Filed Under: Herniated Disc
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

What Is Diffuse Degenerative Disk Disease Thoracic Spine

Diffuse degenerative disk disease thoracic spine is not actually a disease at all, but rather it is a term that is used to describe completely normal changes that occur in the discs of your thoracic spine and lumbar spine as you age. The discs in your thoracic spine are both soft and compressible and they are responsible for … Read More

Filed Under: Disk Disease
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Degenerative Disc Disease Treatment

Degenerative disc disease is a term used to describe the changes that occur in your spinal discs as you age. This disease usually occurs in the lumbar region (lower back) and cervical region (the neck) but can also be found anywhere along the spine. Disc degeneration can put pressure on the spinal cords and nerves which can … Read More

Filed Under: Disk Disease
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Exercises for Sciatica

Specific exercises for sciatica are an essential element for healing. Despite all that, first you must find the cause of the condition. Exercises for sciatica are a major part of recovery; be that as it may it’s just one element or part of it. Even if sciatica exercises are obviously essential to both short and long term rec … Read More

Filed Under: Sciatica
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,