Dr. Howard Liss treats disorders that cause pain and disability by providing consultative services and soft tissue and joint injections when needed. When medically appropriate, he makes specific referrals for diagnostic testing (lab work, imaging, electrodiagnosis), physical and occupational therapy, interventional procedures (epidurals and facet joint injections), and surgery.
Modifications To Help Ease Your Piriformis Syndrome Pain
Piriformis syndrome results in deep aching pain in your buttocks hip and down your leg and foot. Piriformis syndrome is an irritation or compression of your sciatic nerve in your gluteal region. The pain, numbness, tingling or weakness usually shoots down through your buttock and into your leg or foot. Piriformis syndrome often arises from […]
Moving Forward For Seniors
Monday, January 15 our nation remembers a man, Martin Luther King Jr., who inspired us toward equality, progress and kindness. One quote that we admire is: “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.” – […]
Planning Your Holiday Menu While Keeping Your Osteoporosis In Mind
It’s December! A time for celebrating the holidays, and one way we all love celebrating is with a feast! What’s on your menu for your upcoming holiday feasts? If you have osteoporosis, you’ll want to consider a diet that promotes bone health and your overall health. In addition to drinking milk, here’s a list of […]
10 Questions To Ask Yourself If You Have Wrist Pain
If you have pain in your wrist, you could have something called carpal tunnel syndrome. If you’re wondering if you have carpal tunnel, there are some questions to ask yourself. While there are no proven preventative strategies for carpal tunnel syndrome, you may be engaging in some activities and habits that could be leading to […]
Vertigo, Or No?
Has your world started to become a bit more tilted? Do rooms seem to spin around you, even when you are standing still? Do you feel like you’re losing your balance when you are standing on solid ground? Are you wondering if you could have something called Vertigo? If you are experiencing any of these […]
Giving Your Self-Control A Workout Too
At Howard Liss, M.D. Rehabilitation Institute, we encourage all of our patients to engage in physical activities that are appropriate for their age, abilities and interests. Getting a good workout in for your body is important for your total well-being. WebMD shares good exercises for your health. They recommend a well-rounded exercise program that will […]
Active Warm-up Versus Static Stretching
Before you begin your physical activity or sport, what do you typically do? Do you step out onto the field or court and begin immediately? Or perhaps you engage in a stretching routine that you’ve done for years? Have you considered the benefits of an active warm-up before you begin your physical activity? Another name […]
Injuries and accidents happen. They’re never planned for, so when they do occur, you need a plan for recovery. Dr. Howard Liss Rehabilitation Institute offers to be a link between numerous specialties while providing wisdom, recommendations, treatment and rehabilitation as it relates to your injuries. We want to encourage your overall wellness and quality of […]