If you’ve ever had sciatica, you know it can be infuriating. Regardless of the position to which you shift your body, you can’t seem to get the pain or numbness to go away.
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The kids are back to school, and you’ve finished all of your back-to-school shopping: new pencils, notebooks and clothes. But there’s one item you might not have put too much thought into that is worth taking a closer look at – your child’s backpack.
It's a beautiful day – the sun is shining, the birds are chirping. What could be more perfect than a bike ride? But wait! Before you hop on your bike and ride, let's discuss how to stay safe on two wheels.
The Jersey Shore is a great spot to enjoy all sorts of summer activities and fun. To maximize your summer fun, follow these tips from AtlantiCare providers to have a safe, happy, and health SUMMER OF FAMILY FUN.
Summer is my favorite time of the year. I especially enjoy experiencing the Jersey Shore with my family and friends. But it’s also a time that we see back injuries at AtlantiCare’s Trauma Center and Neurosciences Institute. Most of these injuries can be avoided.
As care providers, we’re seeing an increase in young athletes with repetitive stress injuries. Twelve and 13 year-old players are injuring the tissue near the ends of their bones known as growth plates. Sometimes they are tearing the tissue that surrounds their shoulder sockets.
Happy New Year! Often, but especially this time of year, people will ask my LifeCenter colleagues and me, “How can I lose weight?”
Last week, US Surgeon General Dr. Vivek H. Murthy recently announced his 2015 Call to Action – an initiative called “Step it Up” which encourages people to get more exercise through walking.
For many people, exercising seems difficult and exhausting — even a chore. To be honest, I agree. Exercising is difficult and it can be exhausting. But it’s an important part of my lifestyle, and I like the results I get from exercising: good health, a fit body, and the feeling I have done something good for myself and accomplished a goal.
Bodysurfing is fun, but can be dangerous. Dr. Raymond Talucci, a trauma surgeon at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, discusses proper bodysurfing technique.