New Book Reveals the Secrets to Overcome Chronic, Nagging Neck and Back Pain Naturally
New Book Reveals the Secrets to Overcome Chronic, Nagging Neck and Back Pain Naturally. by Dr. Tamer Issa, PT, DPT. I recently published a book called Freedom From Neck & Back Pain- Learn to Live an Active Life without Fear of Pain. Writing the book was indeed a labor of love, and I'm so happy that it is now available for others to learn from. I had been thinking about writing a book for several years, and I debated several ideas of how I could help others based on my knowledge and...
Posted on 2022-10-16
Tips for Safely Shoveling Snow
Snow shoveling can contribute to a host of injuries to the spine, shoulders, and muscles of the body. Most of the problems are a result of excessive bending and twisting while carrying a heavy load. Here are some tips to avoid pain and injury from shoveling snow. The Basics. Think of snow shoveling as a form of exercise, so as with any exercise, prepare your body for what you are about to do.. Don’t begin shoveling snow after eating, smoking, or consuming caffeinated beverages...
Posted on 2022-01-07
5 Ways to Avoid Back Pain Over the Holidays
. 5 Ways to Avoid Back Pain Over the Busy Holiday Season. by Tamer Issa, PT, DPT. Avoiding stress is the first thing that comes to mind, so getting out of town for a week or two would be a great idea. Unfortunately, that's not a great option for many of us given the times. Whether dealing with a pandemic or not... the holiday season can be a busy and hectic time for all of us, especially if you live in the DC Metro Area. The last thing you want to be dealing with this holiday ...
Posted on 2020-12-08
What Do You Think Is the Most Common Pain Problem That People Are Facing Right Now?
What Do You Think Is the Most Common Pain Problem That People Are Facing Right Now?. by Dr. Tamer Issa, PT, DPT. I recently held a Virtual Happy Hour and Wellness Q&A with my community to talk about strategies for staying healthy and well during this difficult time. I asked the participants to come with a specific pain problem or physical issue that they are currently dealing with as a result of the recent changes in their life. What Do You Think Is the Most Common Pain Problem That Peop...
Posted on 2020-04-11
Brain Smarts By: Megan Piersol, DPT There are many ways that you can help keep your brain healthy with just daily activities. When you start doing the same thing over and over again, the brain turns to auto-pilot and tends to not have to stay sharp or work as hard. Ever drive home and realize that you weren’t paying attention and just went through all the motions? That’s your brain on auto pilot. Your brain needs “change ups” to help keep it working better and...
Posted on 2018-12-05
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