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Savoring Summer: Healthy Recipes and Hydration Tips

As the summer sun brightens the days in Chalfont, PA, Marlton, NJ, and Trevose, PA, Delaware Valley Pain & Spine Institute, led by Dr. Todd Bromberg, emphasizes the importance of nourishment and hydration for our patients. Whether managing conditions like Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) or Migraine Headaches, a balanced diet and proper hydration can […]

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Building Strength and Resilience: Fitness Tips for Our Patients

In the heart of Chalfont, PA, Marlton, NJ, and Trevose, PA, patients of the Delaware Valley Pain & Spine Institute, under the expert care of Dr. Todd Bromberg, are discovering the transformative power of fitness. Whether you’re managing conditions like Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Migraine Headaches, or Neck Pain, incorporating fitness into your routine […]

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Rejuvenating Through Nature: Discovering Outdoor Escapes

In the lush landscapes of Chalfont, PA, Marlton, NJ, and Trevose, PA, the Delaware Valley Pain & Spine Institute, under the guidance of Dr. Todd Bromberg, advocates for the healing benefits of connecting with nature. For patients managing conditions like Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Migraine Headaches, or Neck Pain, outdoor activities can be a […]

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Spring into Action: Outdoor Activities for Enhanced Well-being

As the vibrant season of spring unfolds in Chalfont, PA, Marlton, NJ, and Trevose, PA, it brings with it a myriad of opportunities for outdoor activities. At Delaware Valley Pain & Spine Institute, Dr. Todd Bromberg encourages patients to embrace the healing powers of nature. Engaging in outdoor activities can significantly benefit individuals, especially those […]

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Embracing Self-Love and Self-Care: A Healing Journey

In the serene settings of Chalfont, PA, Marlton, NJ, and Trevose, PA, the Delaware Valley Pain & Spine Institute, led by Dr. Todd Bromberg, encourages a journey of self-love and self-care, especially for patients dealing with chronic pain. This comprehensive guide explores how embracing self-love can be transformative in managing pain and enhancing overall well-being. […]

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Targeted Drug Delivery

Living with Less: Understanding Targeted Drug Delivery for Chronic Pain Chronic pain, a persistent cause of suffering for millions, can significantly impact daily life. While traditional oral medications offer some relief, their side effects and limitations often leave patients searching for better solutions. Targeted drug delivery (TDD) emerges as a beacon of hope, offering potential […]

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Understanding the Sacroiliac Joint and SI Joint Dysfunction

The sacroiliac joint (SI joint) plays a crucial role in connecting the spine to the pelvis. This joint is one of the largest joints in the body.  Understanding the anatomy of the SI joint and recognizing SI joint dysfunction is essential for individuals experiencing related symptoms. This educational material aims to provide comprehensive information on […]

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Setting Your New Year’s Resolutions: A Holistic Approach to Pain Management

As the New Year approaches, many of us set resolutions hoping to improve our lives. This year, let’s focus on a holistic approach to managing pain, incorporating both traditional and innovative methods offered by Delaware Valley Pain & Spine Institute. Whether you’re in Chalfont, PA, Marlton, NJ, or Trevose, PA, Dr. Todd Bromberg and his […]

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Back Pain from Cold

Does Cold Weather Cause Back Pain?

In the serenity of Chalfont, PA, the Delaware Valley Pain & Spine Institute has long been a destination for individuals seeking answers and relief from various pain-related concerns. Under the guidance of Dr. Todd Bromberg, our clinic provides a variety of services to both diagnose and address a multitude of pain issues. Among these, the […]

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Inflamed Knee Joint

What Is Inflammation And How Does Diet Control It?

Every year, more people are interested in approaching their overall health and wellness holistically. It just makes sense to treat every aspect of our health as part of our body’s interconnected system. It’s common for our patients to think of inflammation as something that occurs as part of an injury, but it can result from […]

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The Impact of Pilates On Symptoms Of Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain represents one of the primary complaints heard by those managing chronic pain conditions. Our lower back experiences notable stress and strain as part of our daily activities. These stresses are often aggravated by those failing to use proper body mechanics when lifting or exhibiting poor posture while spending long hours sitting down. […]

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Fibromyalgia Patient

Non-Pharmacological Approaches To Managing Fibromyalgia

  Chronic pain significantly impacts the lives of those experiencing it. Fibromyalgia is a condition that can be both challenging and complex to manage. Cognitive difficulties, pain, and fatigue often impact those living with it. While some medications can help control the symptoms, they aren’t the only approach. There are non-pharmacological methods that have been […]

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Why Spinal Fusion Surgery Might Be Your Answer for Osteoarthritis

Nearly 32.5 million people in the United States live with a degenerative joint disease known as osteoarthritis. This condition is characterized by the gradual erosion of the cartilage responsible for cushioning the joints. As this cartilage degrades, it can develop stiffness and significant pain, as well as impact mobility. Osteoarthritis is not limited to any […]

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Chronic Pain Patient

The Impact of Stress on Chronic Pain Symptoms

Stress can have a significant influence on our day-to-day lives. When we’re under stress, our body produces a hormone called cortisol that has consequences even for healthy people. Those struggling with chronic pain are even more affected by stress cortisol. It can aggravate their symptoms and increase their severity and frequency. Stress has been a […]

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4 Tips for Maintaining Proper Positioning When Working Long Hours

Numerous studies have shown that sedentary lifestyles are destructive to your health. This frequently occurs due to sitting at a desk all day, seldom getting up to move, and not exercising in the evenings and on weekends. As a result, innovation has begun to address the problems caused by unhealthful office lives, most notably the […]

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Put An End To Headache Pain With Physical Therapy!

Headaches and migraines can be crippling. Those who have them know the impact that they can have and quickly become familiar with the early feelings of pressure as they begin. Nearly 80-90% of all Americans will experience a tension headache at some point. Delaware Valley Pain & Spine Institute can provide various treatment options to […]

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Child in pain

Exploring The Stages Of Spinal Atrophy And Treatment

Spinal Muscular Atrophy is a hereditary condition. In SMA, the muscles in the body are weakened when the nerves in the spine and brain aren’t working correctly. SMA is considered the primary genetic cause of infant deaths. The gene affected by SMA is the gene that controls motor function. In most SMA cases, the genes […]

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Your Options For Permanent Solutions For Back Pain

It might be considered a chronic condition if you’re experiencing back pain lasting more than three months. The pain can come in waves, bringing brief respite before bringing frustrating pain. Chronic back pain is frustrating if you don’t know what causes it. There are nonsurgical treatment options available to most patients.  What are Your Options […]

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Retrolaminar Block vs Paravertebral Block for Pain Relief

  Complete pain control while a patient is undergoing an operation while conscious is essential to successfully completing that surgery. Nerve blocks have long been used as an effective method in cases like this. The most well-known form of nerve block is the epidural, which is often selected by women giving birth to control their […]

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Ways to Keep Your Spine Healthy This Winter

Winter is here, which means slippery weather and many potential risks to your spine. Being out in the biting cold can make your back feel achy and stiff. However, when you add having to drive and walk in hazardous conditions to your list of considerations, it’s clear it’s a winter hazard land for your spine. […]

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Understanding Spasticity And How Medical Marijuana May Help

One potential consequence of a spinal injury is intermittent and uncontrollable muscle spasms. One of the primary approaches to treating these spasms is medication and nerve blocks. However, sometimes these treatments cannot provide meaningful relief from these symptoms. Medical marijuana is an effective approach to treating muscular spasms in many patients.    Understanding Spasticity And […]

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Lower Back Pain

The future of stem cells in controlling spinal pain

Throughout their lives, 80% of Americans will experience lower back pain. This condition is the third most costly condition regarding wages and lost productivity. The cause of lower back pain can be tricky to identify and treat effectively. This is due to the broad range of conditions resulting in lower back pain. One method of […]

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Spinal Stimulators

How Spinal Cord Stimulators Help Relieve Spinal Pain

Chronic spinal pain can be debilitating and has historically been challenging to control. The science of spinal cord stimulation has made it possible for patients to find relief without medication. Spinal cord stimulators are devices that consist of two components. The first component is electrodes, which connect a battery pack generator similar to a pacemaker. […]

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Complimentary Treatment

What Is Complementary Care And How It Helps Spinal Pain

There are times when the usual approach to treating neck and back pain may not produce the desired results. When this occurs, your specialist may suggest including complementary care in your treatment plan. Massage, supplements, and acupuncture are all forms of complementary care that you may use in partnership with more traditional treatment methods. These […]

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Trigger Point Examination

Understanding Trigger Points and How They Help Neck and Back Pain

If you’re living with persistent back and neck pain, you know how much of an impact they have on your quality of life. Physical therapy, massage, and chiropractic care have the potential to improve the frequency or intensity of your symptoms. These are often the first steps taken when seeking relief from these kinds of […]

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Understanding Trigger Points and How They Help Neck and Back Pain

  If you’re living with persistent back and neck pain, you know how much of an impact they have on your quality of life. Physical therapy, massage, and chiropractic care have the potential to improve the frequency or intensity of your symptoms. These are often the first steps taken when seeking relief from these kinds […]

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RFA

Using Radiofrequency Ablation for Pain Control

RFA, or Radiofrequency Ablation, is a procedure used to address chronic sources of pain. This is accomplished by using radio waves to generate heat directed towards the diseased tissue. This approach is generally used when all less-invasive forms of treatment have been attempted and failed to produce acceptable results. Prior to receiving RFA, your physician […]

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Spinal stimulator

Spinal Cord Stimulators and Chronic Back Pain

Those who live a life with chronic back pain are always looking for a persistent method of pain control that works. Medication has been a long-standing player in this area, but there has been an ongoing search for more effective methods. One such method is the spinal cord stimulator. This device utilizes mild electrical stimulation […]

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Cervical Vertebrae

What Is Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement?

One thing that continues to astound us is the engineering marvels that can be found within the human body. Consider the cervical intervertebral disc, for instance. This simple fluid-filled sac between our vertebrae provides a remarkable amount of protection for the neighboring bones without impacting the neck’s mobility. While resilient, it’s still possible for it […]

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