Blogs about Low Back Pain

LOW BACK PAIN PREVENTION PROGRAM

    I think it’s safe to say that most people have muscle imbalances. An imbalance is an overactive muscle on one side of a joint and a weak, underactive muscle on the opposite side. Because one side is weak, other muscles have to kick in to help and this creates what is known as muscle compensations.

Extend your spine~The Roman Chair for back health

When it comes to musculoskeletal pain, the lower back reigns as king. Approximately 80-85 percent of people will experience some sort of low back pain in their life. According to the National Health Statistics Survey in 2012, over 28 percent of Americans live with lower back pain. Back troubles are the number one reason people under the age of 45 miss out on activities.

Oh My Aching Feet/Knees/Back...

 

Low Back Pain? Let Me Introduce You To This Muscle

It wasn't long ago that a story came out that Doctors are finally admitting that medication isn't really the answer for low back pain afterall. It makes sense when you think about it. I mean why just treat the symptoms with drugs instead of looking for and then treating the root cause. Now there can be many causes of low back pain so always consult your Doctor first but low back pain can also be a result of our lifestyle too. 

Correct way to prevent back pain during sleep

 

MOVE BETTER--Correcting Low Back Arch

  So the other day I went through some exercises that are designed to correct muscle imbalances specifically found in the chest and back area that can affect movement at the shoulder. Today it’s all about the lower back and how to correct low back arch.

Move Better--Correcting Shoulder Imbalances

 Back in the day when I was growing up, if you wanted good posture you would walk around with a book on your head. I suppose that the longer you walked around without the book falling then the better your posture was getting. Ahhh, life was so simple back then. Science wise I don’t think they were too far off. Certainly practicing good posture can lead to good posture and better posture leads to better movement, less muscular stress and reduced injuries. 

THE BEST EXERCISE YOU'RE PROBABLY NOT DOING

his is a weekly series on exercise that will give you the biggest bang for your exercise buck in and out of the gym. Today's exercise is the golfers lift.

Sitting Too Much

Sitting too much is bad for you because it destroys our bones and muscles. When we sit all day, there are certain muscles that work overtime and others that fall asleep. Here are a few other things to keep in mind as to why sitting is bad for us.

Bridge Exercise: The Benefits Of It

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