Let’s be honest, a lot of us spend our workdays cooped up indoors under bright office lights, our eyes fixed on computer screens for hours, drinking copious amounts of coffee, to then return home to bask in the glow of our TV screens… But spending too much time inside isn’t good for you. And getting outsideContinue Reading »
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Hey, it’s Dr. Jake Berman! Have you ever wondered why your muscles are so sore the day after a hard workout?It’s INFLAMMATION!Inflammation is the swelling or bloating that causes extreme tenderness in the muscles. Every workout causes microscopic damage to muscle fibers; the inflammation process repairs this damage during the following recovery period. A lot of people treatContinue Reading »
Hey, it’s Dr. Jake Berman! Ice or heat as an anti-inflammatory? It’s one of the most common questions we hear regarding back trouble here at Berman Physical Therapy, and there are a number of things to take into consideration before we can answer it. (Spoiler alert, it’s ice.) The first thing to take into consideration:Continue Reading »