Back Problems


The Power of Physical Therapy

For athletes, going to physical therapy seems like a rite of passage following an injury. Few have never witnessed the improvements that stretching and strengthening...

October 12, 2015 / 3 min read


Older Adults & Back Injuries; Cities Seek...

The rate of spinal cord injuries for older adults has spiked higher over the last 20 years, even as the overall pace of traumatic spine...

June 12, 2015 / 3 min read


Top Myths About Arthritis (Video)

Arthritis affects an estimated 52.5 million U.S. adults, more than 1 in 5, and it is the nation’s most common cause of disability.

May 5, 2015 / 3 min read


Ergonomics 101: Tips for a Healthy Workstation...

In this video tutorial, Ms. Campaneria, a physical therapist who also is certified by the Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics as an Ergonomics Evaluation...

May 1, 2015 / 1 min read


The Truth About Pain

Most of us have experienced a sharp, fleeting pain somewhere in our body that causes us to stop whatever we’re doing and try to pinpoint...

October 13, 2014 / 2 min read


Back-to-School Tax Holiday, Powdered Caffeine Warning, 105-Year-Old...

Mark your calendar: This year, Florida’s annual tax holiday for back-to-school shopping takes place Friday, Aug. 1 – Sunday Aug. 3. Tax holidays for school...

July 25, 2014 / 2 min read


Mosquito Virus Alert, Stroke Prevention, Tiger Woods...

For the first time in the U.S., chikungunya fever has been transmitted locally, with reported cases in Miami-Dade and Palm Beach Counties, according to the...

July 18, 2014 / 2 min read


Preventing Prescription Addiction

Press the “on” button on your television remote these days, and chances are you’ll see at least one ad or news segment related to prescription...

May 13, 2014 / 2 min read


‘Too Much Sitting’ Linked to Disabilities after...

New research suggests that this "sitting disease" increases the likelihood of developing physical disabilities after the age of 60 that include conditions affecting mobility and...

April 15, 2014 / 3 min read


Caring for a Bad Back

About 80 percent of people over 30 experience back pain at some point in their life, according to Christine Villoch, M.D., a spine and pain...

April 3, 2014 / 3 min read