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Back Pain Unavoidable

October 24, 2017 | By | In: back bone, back injury, back pain, chronic pain

Back Pain When, Not If.

You suddenly start to feel back pain at work. You shouldn’t be surprised, back pain is unavoidable. For most of us, it’s not if someday we will suffer back pain; it’s when we will suffer back pain. For instance back pain in the workplace is quite common and can be extremely painful.

Studies continue to show back pain as one of the most common reasons to visit chiropractors. These visits do NOT prevent or solve back pain. Fifty-four patients (37% male, 63% female) who were 25 to 65 years of age and had three or more medically attended episodes of low back pain during the 3 years preceding a study.

Individuals continue to seek treatment in hopes of alleviating chronic back pain. Understanding back pain starts with the musculo-skeletal system. Our body parts are all inter-related. As the old childhood song song ‘Dem Bones, Dem Bones’ goes, ‘the thigh bone’s connected to the hip bone, the hip bone’s connected to the back bone etc.

Kalter PMR treats back pain, lower back pain, neck pain, and sciatica.

Kalter PMR treats back pain, lower back pain, neck pain, and sciatica.

Dr. Matthew Kalter one of Long Island’s top pain management specialists, is dedicated in helping his community suffering from back pain recover in order to live a pain-free life. Dr. Kalters primary concern is the patients quality of life. Through a individual managed pain plan Dr. Kalter diagnoses the cause of the patients chronic back pain in order to properly determine treatment options. Like most pain management physicians in the US, Dr. Kalter sways away from unnecessary spine surgery.

Dr. Jerome Groopman found that surgery made his back pain worse. Groopman, a Harvard cancer specialist who writes about medicine for The New Yorker, wanted the problem fixed — right away — like most patients who suffer back pain. So he found a surgeon who removed a damaged disc, the jellylike cushioning between each vertebra. … His previous pain was severe. Jan 13, 2014

In athletes, spondylolysis is most commonly found in those who participate in sports that have frequent hyperextension of the lumbar spine, such as: gymnastics, pole-vaulting, and football. Spondylolysis does not always produce noticeable symptoms. When it does, chronic low back pain is the most common symptom.

Take Fibromyalgia: the chronic pain that thwarted Lady Gaga’s tour. Lady Gaga cancelled her European tour, due “severe physical pain that has impacted her ability to perform”. … FMS is a long-term condition that causes widespread pain, including pain in the back.

Rushing into surgery can cause your condition to worsen. Beware, always, always get a second, third opinion if a doctor suggest surgery. Are you seeing the right doctor? Physicians / physiatrists specialize in the practice of pain medicine & rehabilitation.  Physicians like Dr. Matthew Kalter have studied the exercise science and are a chronic back pain patients best hope.

Alleviating back pain is not as simple as a crack, snap or pop administered by your local friendly chiropractor.  Studies continue to show that such treatments do not heal or prevent back pain.

Chiropractors — who treat back pain through manual adjustment or manipulation of the spine — are questionable. There are some patients that swear by these procedures; others who continue to suffer a life of pain after treatment. In October, an autopsy report revealed that Playboy model Katie May died in February after a chiropractor adjusted her back, leaving the 34-year-old with a torn artery that stopped blood flow to her brain. May’s estate is asking for a seven-figure settlement from the medical professional, citing negligence.

What about these back pain relieving techniques? Do They work?

Now is the WHEN for you. Back pain — severe back pain. Were you injured in an auto accident? Are you an athlete that has suffered an injury? Do you sit for long periods of time at work? If you answered yes to any of these questions …


Join the club! We will all experience back pain. Statistics state that 95% of the general population suffers from a severe lower back pain at least once in their lifetime.  It is most likely to involve a tear, sprain, intense spasm or even a disc herniation.

Got Back Pain? What Now?

Dr Mathew Kalter and back pain doctors like him  can provide sensible, effective, advice and solutions for lower back pain. Dr. Kalter treats patients that sufferer chronic back overcome pain through safe, targeted exercise and stretching techniques. Remember pain is inevitable, suffering is optional depending on your choices. Suffering from back pain at work? Find the right doctor by visiting http://www.painandinjury.com


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