Mom with Neck Pain

New Mom with NECK pain

“I am a new mom with a 3-month infant. Over the past two months, I developed severe right neck pain and was not able to turn my head. My mom had kidney cancer that metastasized to her spine, and she had similar pain and loss of mobility. I worried that I also had cancer, and…

Ohio has Imposed Rules that Require Injured Workers to Try Conservative Care including Physical Therapy Before Back Surgery

The State of Ohio has imposed rules that require injured workers to try more conservative measures like Physical Therapy prior to receiving spinal fusion surgeries or prescription painkillers. The Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation rule effective Jan. 1, requires injured workers to undergo at least 60 days of “conservative” care, while avoiding opioids if possible,…

Tennis Elbow

What is Tennis Elbow? Tennis Elbow is a common ailment from repetitive activities, involving the wrist and elbow.  The name came from the most common cause – tennis, but weight lifting, painting, welding and house cleaning, are all activities also prone to this condition. Pain is located on the outside of the elbow, just below…