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Is Back Pain Avoidable?

After people with back pain finish their course of care with us and are feeling a lot better, their next, logical question is, “How do I keep this from coming back?”

If you’ve never had back pain, you may wonder, “Is back pain avoidable?”

Ah, those are tough questions, indeed.

PT Myth #3: No Pain, No Gain

Has it been 17 months since Part 2? Jeez…sorry for the big delay. I think I’ll get part 4 in faster than that 😉

I groan internally whenever I hear a patient say that PT stands for “pain and torture” or “physical terrorist.” It is usually said with humor and I chuckle along to satisfy my patient, but I quickly correct them, too. Physical therapy is not a “no pain, no gain” business. If that has been your experience or what you heard from others, allow me to explain.

Interview With a Knee Expert: Dr. Sabrina Strickland

Dr. Sabrina Strickland, MD is an orthopedic surgeon at the world-renowned Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS). She specializes in treating conditions of the knee, particularly those affecting the patellofemoral joint (the joint between your kneecap and thigh bone).