Stories of Health, Wellness, and Resolutions | Tips and Inspiration for the New Year

 

In this issue…

✓ 9 Things I Learned from Actor Michael Caine

✓ Q&A with Jim Beattie: Leading an Active Life Post-MLB

✓ Avoiding Spine Surgery

✓ In Their Own Words: Success Stories from Our Patients

✓ Grantham Gurus: 5 Tips to Keep Your Resolution

✓ Sports Massage and You

✓ Where Are They Now?

 


Client Success: In Her Own Words

I have been living with chronic lower back pain for years and finally have gotten relief through just a few sessions of dry needling with Marsha and Becca. 

“I am thrilled to have relief and know that dry needling is a resource for this discomfort should I experience it again. Thank you Kate, Becca and Marsha!”

This back pain has affected my quality of life and sleep. I exercise, stretch, have tried massage and over the counter pain medication but have only gotten very temporary relief. My physical therapist, Kate, thought that perhaps I would benefit from some dry needling. Continue reading








Expanding to Serve You Better at 151 Route 10 North, Grantham, NH 

 

With April 30 being our opening day, we’re hard at work putting finishing touches on our new space.

 

We truly feel that the warm and open atmosphere in our new clinic reflects the quality and care of our services. We’re thrilled that in just a few short days, we’ll be able to share it with you! For a sneak preview, take a peek at the Before and After pics below!

 

Waiting Area: Before, During, and After

When you first come in, you’ll be able to check in at the front desk and then kick back in our cozy waiting room. Don’t worry, we’ll get the TV up soon! Continue reading


Is Your Low Back Pain Biased?

Once you’ve done a fair amount of living and put some ‘miles’ on your body, there is the possibility of some wear and tear. Whether you’ve been a physical laborer or led a relatively sedentary lifestyle; if you’re a vigorous exerciser, or perhaps have suffered a significant injury or had surgery, you may be one of the many people who live with some level of episodic back pain.

Cioffredi and Associates Treats Back Pain

Back pain can be the result of several different issues.

We in the medical profession like to categorize things and come up with a diagnosis. If we know what we’re trying to treat, then we can better help a person. However, when a diagnosis is very general, like low back pain, the term is so vague that it doesn’t provide any practical help for understanding what’s wrong or what we can do about it. Yes, something can be done about it.

Is your low back pain flexion biased or extension biased?

Flexion biased simply means that your back pain feels relief when you bend forward or round your back. In contrast, extension biased means that you get pain relief when you bend backward or increase the arch in your back.

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