Tag Archives: back pain

09 Thu

Physical Therapy is just as good as surgery for a common back problem

Physical Therapy is just as good as surgery for a common back problem Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CGFI   In a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine in April 2015, physical therapy can be just as good as surgery for spinal stenosis.  So you can...
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23 Mon

Exercise and the intervertebral disc

Exercise and the intervertebral disc Written by: Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CKTP, CGFI I’ve written about discs issues and back pain before, and by now, you’ve probably realized that I’m a big proponent of movement and exercise, so this next post should be no surprise.  Out of...
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11 Wed

Holiday gifts for people with back pain

Holiday gifts for people with back pain Written by: Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CKTP, CGFI   According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 30% of American adults currently suffer from back pain, and 80% of adults will experience back pain at some time in...
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