05 Sep

Radicular Arm Pain

Treatment for Radicular Arm Pain Have you ever felt a pain radiating down your arm? An ache that seems to shoot through your shoulder? Have you wondered if you have a pinched nerve? Actually, the cause is more likely musculoskeletal. In my office, I often see patients who complain of […]

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05 Sep

Heel Pain– A Back Problem?

Heel Pain Due to Back Problems Pain in the heel is a common complaint. In fact, it’s one of the most common foot problems treated in podiatry offices and physical therapy clinics.  The culprit for this discomfort is often plantar fasciitis, an inflammation of the ligament on the bottom of […]

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05 Sep

Plantar Fasciitis and Heel Pain

Dealing with Heel Pain and Plantar Fasciitis It’s an athlete’s worst nightmare: Right before the big race, you’ve been training for months, eating right, watching the seconds on your stopwatch lower with every practice session. Then, one morning, you get out of bed and you feel it. Most patients should […]

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05 Sep

Osteoarthritis vs Rheumatoid Arthritis

What’s the Difference Between Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis? The CDC lists arthritis as the number one cause of disability in the United States. Yet, while most people have a general idea about the disease– it has to do with bones; it hurts– its specifics are not widely understood. “Arthritis is […]

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05 Sep

What Is A Pinched Nerve?

Relief from a Pinched Nerve Pinched nerve: We’ve all heard the term, and most of us have probably thought we had one at some point. But what is a pinched nerve, really? Dr. Joseph Carfi, a doctor of physical medicine in New Hyde Park, NY, sees a lot of patients […]

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