Back Pain

Could your knee pain be coming from your back?

So this over the past couple of weeks I’ve been doing a lot of yardwork – we have this little creek that runs through our backyard and I’ve been cleaning out the bank to make it look nice. Well my back has gotten pretty sore from so much rotation when raking up and throwing leaves …

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Take care of small problems while they’re small

Today’s going to be a short blog with just some practical advice. It’s best to take care of a small problem while it’s still small and before it blows up in an atomic explosion of pain and dysfunction. At my Electro-Acupuncture clinic in Tampa, FL I help all kinds of pain conditions. If you had …

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Is your back tightness because of a muscle?

Is your back tightness because of a muscle? Back tightness and pain is so common that about 80% of us are going to deal with it at some point in our life. The downside is the way that most doctors understand and treat back tightness and pain is no different than it was 50 years …

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The Most Important Back Muscle You’ve Never Heard Of

At my Dry Needling Clinic & Orthopedic Acupuncture Clinic in Tampa, FL I see this story time and time again. A patient tells me that a few years ago they their back went out, sometimes they say they woke up with the pain but usually it’s after some routine activity. This was the first time that …

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Acupuncture for Back Pain

Acupuncture for Back Pain In my clinic in Tampa, FL one of the most common problems I use acupuncture for is low back pain. One of the most common problems I see are Herniated / bulging discs that cause low back pain. Let’s talk about how acupuncture can help this common problem without surgery! The …

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You probably don’t need another MRI

I get it, you want to know what’s going on. Unfortunately, MRI is an abused tool that has this expectation of giving you the precise cause of your pain, which is a myth both physicians and patients both believe. But when you take a step back you realize it’s made docs lazy. What Is MRI? …

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Surgery can’t fix every problem

Surgery CAN’T fix every problem. We’ve been sold this idea that surgery is the solution for just about anything that hurts. But I’m here to tell you, that’s not the case! When surgery is appropriate, it can be life saving…. But for most pains you will experience in your life it shouldn’t be an option …

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Why do I still have pain?

If you’re ever tweaked your back or hurt your knee, you know how annoying it can be. Everyone who’s missed out on things they enjoy doing will eventually ask, “Why do I still have pain?”.  The reality – PAIN IS COMPLEX. If it was easy to understand and deal with, then it wouldn’t be the …

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