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What Causes Back Pain? Expert Explains 5 Possible Reasons And Tips To Manage Pain At Home

What Causes Back Pain? Expert Explains 5 Possible Reasons And Tips To Manage Pain At Home

Back pain is a common problem that many face. Most people have back pain at least once or are still living with it, hampering their day to day activities. Back pain should not...

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Balance and Prevent Spinal Fractures

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Balance and Prevent Spinal Fractures

Falling is a common injury. Whether you’re a wobbly toddler or a middle-aged athlete, just about everyone has experienced the pain of a fall. But, as you age, falling is a more...

Yoga That's Safe for My Spine

Yoga That's Safe for My Spine

In my work as a physical therapist I’m often asked by my patients about the practice of yoga. Many of them suffer from back pain or have undergone spine surgery and want to know...

How Fashion Ergonomics Helps Your Spine

How Fashion Ergonomics Helps Your Spine

You’re about to head out for a long day at the office. You’re rocking your favorite sky-heel heels. Your huge designer handbag is ready to go. And behind the scenes, your...

7 Myths About Physical Therapy

7 Myths About Physical Therapy

Physical therapists are movement experts who help people reduce pain, improve or restore mobility, and stay active throughout life. But there are some common misconceptions that...

The Six Core Processes of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

The Six Core Processes of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is rooted in psychological flexibility, which is the ability to contact the present moment more fully as a conscious human being, and to...

Prevent lower back pain by strengthening this important muscle group

Prevent lower back pain by strengthening this important muscle group

Low back pain is one of those ailments that can feel like a mystery. One day you can feel fine and the next you're totally sidelined from your normal life due to the pain....

Some Useful Tips For Back Pain Relief

Some Useful Tips For Back Pain Relief

We see how back pain can discourage life. Regardless of whether you’re encountering intense or extreme back issues, help is possible. The doctors have helped arranged some...

Living Well with Pain

Living Well with Pain

Do you remember me? I haven’t seen you for over 8 years, but I remember you. I was the person who dissolved into tears when I talked about my fears of a future living in pain. I...

Yoga May Help Patients With Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain

Yoga May Help Patients With Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain

Yoga is commonly used to help treat low back pain, but do studies show that it works? A recent review of recent studies indicates yoga helps improve function compared with no...

Clinical update: cauda equina syndrome

Clinical update: cauda equina syndrome

Cauda equina syndrome (CES) is a rare condition, occurring in one to three in every 100,000 people. Up to two people in every 100 with herniated lumbar discs may develop the...

Stretching for Back Pain Relief

Stretching for Back Pain Relief

Almost everyone can benefit from stretching the soft tissues - the muscles, ligaments and tendons - in the back, legs, buttock, and around the spine. The spinal column and its...