Are Standing Desks Really Better for Your Back? It Depends…
If used correctly, a standing desk is a good start, but those prone to pain might get more relief if they invest in these accessories—from anti-fatigue mats to a posture monitor... Click here to read the full article
How The Pandemic Is Changing Our Bodies
During the first three months of the COVID pandemic, Lexie Michel, 23, hunkered down in her California apartment with her college roommates and didn’t do much else. After graduating, she moved to Texas and continued the hermit life as a remote employee. Fast-forward a...
Set Up Your Bed to Avoid Back Pain From Sleeping
Here’s an all-too-familiar scene: you roll out of bed first thing in the morning, and there it is—that intense backache or neck pain. Thinking it will work itself out throughout the day and blaming it on stiffness, you go about your day, but you still experience pain....
Why I Ditched a WFH Desk for the…Floor
I feel less sluggish and much more comfortable. But is it good for me? I let the experts weigh in. Click here to read the full article
Tips for Recovering From Surgery
HAVING SURGERY? EXPERTS offer before-and-after surgery tips to promote your full recovery: click here to read the full article
Try These Neck and Back Stretches After Sleeping on the Wrong Side of the Bed
I swear that my subconscious thinks I'm a professional acrobat. My morning neck and back pain are proof of my many nights spent kicking, turning, and tossing to the point that all blankets and pillows flee the scene... Click here to read the entire article.
Avoiding Neck And Back Pain While Working From Home
Virtual Visits Available
I hope everyone is safe and healthy. Elective surgeries are on pause, but I am still available to help my patients. To help patients stay at home but still get the spine care that they need, I am now seeing patients through the NYU Langone Virtual Health platform. ...
Back Pain May Flare Up During Stressful Times — Here’s Why
It's not necessarily a coincidence that your back pain is flaring up during times of great emotional tension — stress actually has the potential to cause back pain, as well as make existing back pain even worse. click here to read the full article
Tips from Dr. Fischer on preventing childcare related back pain.
Check out the March issue of Parents Magazine for tips from Dr. Fischer on preventing childcare related back pain.