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Foot / Ankle Care

From expert podiatrists, to world class orthopedic surgeons, our Foot and Ankle Care team of physicians can assist you in relieving your pain, helping you heal, and getting you back to full mobility. We provide a variety of treatments options, such as an arthroscopy, ankle replacement, and ligament reconstruction. The Become Pain Free physicians are some of the best in their field and offer expert wellness advice and care for the care of your feet and ankles.

Dr. Brian E. Straus, M.D.

400 W LBJ Fwy, Suite 330, Irving, Tx, 75063

Dr. Straus is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon. He completed his Foot & Ankle/Sports Fellowship at the Foundation for Orthopaedic, Athletic, and Reconstructive Research with Dr. Thomas O. Clanton, in Houston, TX. Dr. Straus continues to pursue the la ...

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Dr. John A. Sazy, M.D.

431 Omega Dr. #104, Arlington, TX, USA, 76014

Dr. John Sazy is a fellowship trained Orthopaedic Surgeon with extensive training in Spine Surgery with offices in Arlington and Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Sazy evaluates for and performs reconstructive spine surgery, revision spine surgery, scoliosis surger ...

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1105 Central Expressway, Allen, Tx, 75013

Dr. Lyle D. Haskell has built a reputation over the past twenty five years as a compassionate, innovative and skilled provider in the fields of Podiatric Medicine and Foot & Ankle Surgery.    Originally from California, Dr. Haskell recieved his undergra ...

Dr. Raha Mobarak

777 East Wheatland Road, Duncanville, TX, 75116

Dr. Raha Mobarak is originally from Dallas, where he graduated from J.J. Pearce High School. He then went on to undergraduate studies at the University of Dallas and Baylor University with a focus on French and Pre-Med. As an avid athlete and former ...

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Dr. Reza Mobarak, D.P.M.

3108 Midway Rd. #104, Plano, Tx, 75093

Foot/Ankle Disorders Extensive care of foot and ankle disorders Advanced wound care treatments Treatment of all foot and ankle athletic injuries Biomechanical analysis and functional orthotic (arch support) fabrication Complete Diabetic Foo ...

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4001 West 15th St., #290, Plano, Texas, United States, 75093

Richard Buch, M.D. specializes in joint replacement of the knee, hip, shoulder, ankle, and elbow. He is a board certified-fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon that assesses each patient's specific condition and develops care pathways from consultation to ...

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Posture and Neck Pain

Chronic neck pain is a miserable experience. Although some cases of neck pain are caused by an injury, many are simply due to poor posture. Poor posture stresses the muscles of the neck and can cause muscle spasms, stiffness and pain. Over time, the stresses of poor posture on the neck can cause degenerative diseases to develop in the discs and bones of the neck. Forward head A very commonly seen posture that puts a lot of strain on the neck is the forward head. The individual habitually thrusts the head forward, carrying it out in front of the shoulders. In this position, the weight of the head is constantly pulling on the spine and the shoulders. Sitting for hours hunched over a desk or a computer is a common cause of forward head. Many people with this habitual forward head carriage suffer from sore shoulders as well as a sore neck. Over time, the vertebrae at the base of the neck (C5 and C6) can develop painful degenerative conditions due to the constant weight of the head pulling on them in the forward head posture. Correct posture A correct posture is one that keeps the spine in alignment. Some people call it a neutral or balanced posture. One exercise to encourage a neutral posture is to focus on opening the chest wide as you try to squeeze your shoulder blades together. Once your chest is open, bring your head into alignment. Think of a string pulling up the top of your head and lengthening the neck. When you do this, your chin will tuck in and your head will naturally shift into proper alignment with your spine. Do the open chest/ string exercise multiple times a day. Other exercises to build better posture are head nods and chin tucks. To do a head nod, slowly nod your head slightly up and down without moving your neck. To do chin tucks, tip your nose down toward the ground and move the top of your head backwards. Repeat head nods and chin tucks several times a day. These exercises strengthen the muscles on the front of the neck. Individuals with habitual forward head posture usually have very weak muscles in the front of the neck. If you've worked hard at correcting your posture and you are still suffering from neck pain, why not give us a call?


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