Can Physical Therapy Relieve Low Back Pain After An Injury or An Accident?

Our spine is like a set of stackable blocks with bones that keeps you erect, provide a stable base, maintain posture, absorb shock and protect the spinal cord. Anything wrong with it can lead to pain from the base of the head to the bottom of your tailbone. The lower part of the backbone is [&hellip

OrthoPro Services Earns Highly Coveted BOC Facility Accreditation

PRESS RELEASE NOV 1, 2016 New York, NY, November 1, 2016 ( – OrthoPro Services, Inc., has successfully completed a rigorous process to earn highly-coveted DMEPOS (Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies) Accreditation from the Board for Certification/Accreditation (BOC). Facility accreditation is awarded only when a healthcare facility has successfully demonstrated its compliance to [&hellip

What Are the Risks of Too Little Vitamin D?

Vitamin D deficiencies have become much more common among people of both genders and all ages. Generally, Americans do not get enough exposure to natural sunlight and should probably take over-the-counter multivitamins and in some cases vitamin D supplements. People over the age of 65 as well as people with dark skin are especially susceptible [&hellip

Can Fibromyalgia Symptoms Be Controlled By Diet?

These days, traditional and alternative medical practitioners agree more often on basic concepts than they did in previous generations. Even “old school” doctors who would shun Reiki energy healing or yoga as treatments for a condition will usually concede that controlling food and beverage intake can dramatically reduce painful symptoms in most illnesses, including autoimmune [&hellip

What Are Fibromyalgia Trigger Points?

Fibromyalgia is an autoimmune disease in which the body does not properly respond to pain. As a result, the patient often experiences chronic pain throughout the body. Most people with fibromyalgia are women between the ages of 20 and 50. While any autoimmune disease is potentially life-altering, fibromyalgia is not like rheumatoid arthritis and thus [&hellip

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