Dr. Alan Testa D.C.
Chiropractor350 North Pine Island Road Suite 200 Plantation Florida, 33324
Dr. Alan Testa is a Chiropractor practicing in Plantation , Florida. Dr. Testa specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating conditions associated with the neuromusculoskeletal system, while improving each patients functionality and quality of life. Conditions treated include sciatica, neck pain, and arthritis pain, among many others. Dr. Testa seeks to reduce pain and discomfort through manipulation and adjustment of the spine.
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It would be a good idea to get it checked out by a chiropractor. The sooner the better. The longer you suffer from it without doing anything whether it’s chiropractic or some other therapy, the harder it is for it to go away READ MORE
Usually, pain in the mornings worst case could be some sort of disc involvement but also depends on the type of pain you are experiencing (burning, numbness/tingling, radiating, shooting, etc.). IMO it does not mean there is a herniated disc, but the muscles could be guarding (tighten around the area) to protect from more damage/pain. It also could be simply from the way you are sleeping and the type of pillow you use. There is really no way of telling without having an assessment done. Go see a therapist (PT/Chiro/Massage) and, if need be, your primary. READ MORE
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After just one visit with Dr. Testa, my pain has finally subsided! I am a runner, and Dr. Testa worked on the pain in my knees to help me start running again.
- Chiropractic Care for Arthritis
Chiropractic has been successful and effective in managing the symptoms of arthritis. With regular treatment, pain is decreased and the need for medications is reduced or won't be needed. Chiropractic care can also restore lost range of motion and flexibility, increase muscle strength and improve...
- Scapula and Winged Scapula: Anatomy, Function, Injuries, and Defects
Anatomy of the ScapulaThe scapula is a triangular flat bone, which is also known as the shoulder blade. It lies in the upper back between the second and eighth rib. It connects the upper limb to the trunk and articulates with the humerus or upper arm bone. The articulation takes place at the...
- Can Arthritis Cause Back Pain?
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- What Is Spinal Decompression?
The human back is a complex structure of muscles, ligaments, bones, joints, and nerves. It is common for people to experience back problems at some point in their life for a variety of reasons. Since the pain can radiate into the back and even from other parts of the body, it is very difficult to...
- Lower Back Pain: What is it?
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- What Causes Tingling in Feet?
IntroductionA tingling sensation in the feet is a common concern among people. This sensation tends to be a similar feeling to the pins and needles effect. Some people may even feel pain and numbness in their feet along with a tingling sensation, which can be bothersome. However, it is not usually a...
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