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Understanding the Benefits of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy

Physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) is a physician’s specialty that treats patients challenged with musculoskeletal disorders. Physicians trained in PM&R, called physiatrists, can provide sophisticated care for musculoskeletal disorders that are caused by trauma, a sports injury, disease, congenital disorders or aging. Sometimes a musculoskeletal disorder arises from a brain disorder, a spine disorder, a …

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Herniated Disc In Spine

Bulging Discs Versus Herniated Discs: Understanding the Difference

The spinal column is made up of vertebral bones, joints, and 26 discs which help support painless movement of the spine. Each disc functions as protective cartilage (called spinal discs) between each vertebra. These discs help cushion the vertebral bones and allow movement in all directions. As individuals age, however, discs can deteriorate, change shape, …

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Different Causes of Sciatica

Originating in the lower back or hip, sciatica is a sharp, shooting, radiating pain that runs down the back of the thigh, buttocks, and possibly into the calf. This can make it extremely difficult to complete simple, everyday tasks. Some cases can be very debilitating making it impossible to get comfortable. In Northern New Jersey, …

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