Back Pain and Exercise during COVID-19

Back Pain and Exercise  during COVID - 19 By Lisa Simon Many of you are likely wanting to use this time to get into a good fitness routine and feel as good as you can, but this pandemic can make that challenging. You might like to go to the gym; you think your back pain would go away if you could drop some weight, eat better, and so on. But for many, going to the gym is NOT an option right now. Our clinicians are hearing this a lot! You may have started eating too much out of boredom and ...
Posted on 2020-10-19

Is the Pandemic Giving You Headaches?

Is the Pandemic Giving You Headaches? By Lisa Simon You test negative for COVID, you are one of the lucky ones still employed, but still you feel stressed. You ask yourself, why am I still getting so many headaches? Is this you? If so, read on. If not, pay attention anyway as it could become you or could happen to someone you care about.  Headaches can be caused by many things, but stress is one of the top risk factors that can lead to frequent headaches. Your neck and shoulders, even ...
Posted on 2020-10-12

Low Back Pain and COVID-19

Low Back Pain and COVID-19 By Dr. Lisa Simon Is there a correlation between low back pain and COVID-19? I would say there definitely is! We’ve been having more and more patients coming into the ProActive clinics saying that they've never really experience back pain until they started working at home during the pandemic. Most of them can tell that it's coming from sitting long hours in front of their computers, but they wonder why they didn't have this pain before when they were doing t...
Posted on 2020-10-05