Neck Pain and Sinusitis – What’s the Connection?
Spring has finally arrived and that means blossoming trees, growing grass, and pollen. Many people are affected by allergies and sinusitis is also a common springtime ailment. Presenting as a watery, runny nose and pain in the sinuses, sinusitis can also cause neck pain. Sound crazy? Well, it’s not. As a chiropractor, I see a […]Read More
Can Bad Backs Heal Themselves?
You’re probably thinking I’m going to say, “No! Come in for an adjustment.” Well, that’s what I’m going to say most of the time, but in this post, I’m going to surprise you. In some very special circumstances (so don’t get your hopes up too high) bad backs can heal themselves. Science is finding out […]Read More
6 Exercises to Stop Neck Pain Fast
Here at 43rd Street, we see a lot of people with neck pain. That’s not surprising, to tell the truth. So many people nowadays work in front of computers and model improper posture doing so. This is especially true of the position of the neck, while seated. If you’re reading this at work, look around […]Read More
Why Physical Therapy Is an Important Part of Orthopedic Care
Physical therapists are everywhere. They’re in hospitals working with post-operative patients, in schools and universities and even in some workplaces. They practice a supportive, holistic therapy which takes the patient’s overall state of wellness into account. That’s why physical therapy is an important part of orthopedic care – it’s a discipline that sees the patient […]Read More
Sleep vs. Exercise…Which Should You Choose?
If you’re like most people, you’re going a million miles an hour with your hair on fire as a lifestyle. It’s just the way it is these days. You have miles to go before you sleep and your priorities crowd one another, as you seek to fulfil them. So, the title of this post is […]Read More
The Pain Debate: Ice vs. Heat
When you’re in the thick of a debate, sometimes it’s hard to see the forest for the trees. You have your position. Your opponent, the opposite one. Both sides of the discussion passionately defend their respective positions, often at the expense of logic. The objective is to come out on top. But sometimes what you’re […]Read More
How to Dress for Winter 2017 Workouts – Layer It On!
It’s a cold one this year. That may have you thinking it’s best to stay inside where it’s warm, abandoning all hope of venturing outdoors to work out. But nothing could be further from the truth. Winter doesn’t have to keep you from doing your outdoor running, walking, cycling and other exhilarating cold weather activities. […]Read More
Why You Should Consider Botox for Your Knees
Does that sound a little weird? We suppose it does. We’re not here to discuss giving your knees a cosmetic “lift”, though. We’re here to talk about how Botox injections can help you with knee pain. With 20% of physically active men and 25% of physically active women suffering from pain in the front and […]Read More
Workers’ Comp Rehab – Expert Help for Injured Workers
In 2015, almost 150,000 workplace injuries were reported in the State of New York. The incidence in this state may be lower than the national average (at 2 per 100 workers, versus 3 per 100). But that’s still a lot of people getting hurt at work. Workers’ comp rehab is provided for by the State […]Read More
Sports Therapy for Wounded Warriors
Athletes, whether professional or amateur, are finely-tuned machines. They live to compete and to push their bodies as far as they can go, to be the very best they can be. They want to win. They want to be the best at their chosen sport. It’s often the case that athletes push themselves a little […]Read More