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Low Back Pain and Sciatica Workshop

We have lots of great information in this workshop to help patients with low back pain and sciatica  make the most informed decisions regarding their condition.  Feel free to contact our office for a End Back Pain and Sciatica report at (201) 251-2422 or email us at tomw@apexorthopedicnj.com.

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Avoiding “SUMMER BACK”

While summer certainly has its perks, I often see patients during the warmer months with injuries related to what I like to call “Summer Back.” Common causes include: longer than usual drives, sleeping in a hotel or rental bed that isn’t yours, lifting heavy things like suitcases and beach equipment, or bending and twisting to […]

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FREE Back Pain and Sciatica Workshop on February 25th!

Do you suffer with back pain or leg pain when you stand or walk? Do you have pain when you sit for long periods or drives? Do you experience pain, numbness or tingling into your butt, groin or down your leg? Does your back ever “go out” if you move the wrong way? Are you […]

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Join Us for a FREE Back Pain and Sciatica Workshop!

Do you suffer with back pain or leg pain when you stand or walk? Do you have pain when you sit for long periods or drives? Do you experience pain, numbness or tingling into your butt, groin or down your leg? Does your back ever “go out” if you move the wrong way? Are you […]

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Back pain?–Don’t sit for longer than 20 minutes. Possible or Impossible?

I tell my patients with low back pain, neck pain, sciatica, stenosis, osteoarthritis, spondylosis or spinal pain to limit sitting to no longer than 20minutes.  At that time I prefer if patients stand up and walk around to change the position of the spine.   A great option is using a adjustable height desk that allows […]

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McKenzie Spine Course

I recently took an advanced spine course from the McKenzie Spine Institute in Harrisburg, PA.   It is based on a comprehensive evaluation of your movement patterns.  The approach attempts to establish which patterns can reduce the patient symptoms for various musculoskeletal conditions including the extremities.  Some of the things that I like about the […]

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What Is a Trapped Nerve?

By creating a pathway from the brain to the limbs, nerves make muscles move and allow skin to feel sensations, including pain, temperature and pressure. A blocked, or “trapped,” pathway can impede the nerves’ normal processes, resulting in pain or reduced mobility. Nerves get trapped for a number of reasons, each of which creates its […]

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