Side Bending (Lateral Flexion) For Back Pain


Lateral Bending Can Help With Back Pain Over the last few weeks I've discussed low back spine extension and flexion exercises for back pain. While extension (back bending) is one of the best exercises you can do for low back pain, the reality is... all movements are important. As a general rule... you only want [...]

Side Bending (Lateral Flexion) For Back Pain2019-02-10T14:37:32+00:00

Cat Cow Progressions For Optimal Spine Health


Spine Flexion and Extension Matter I cannot tell you how many times someone has told me their 'doctor' told them to not perform spine flexion or extension movements because they have a 'bad back'. This is just dumb advice. If you don’t know who Stuart McGill is, you should google him right now. The [...]

Cat Cow Progressions For Optimal Spine Health2019-02-03T12:53:50+00:00

Quadratus Lumborum & Low Back Pain


So many people suffer from lower back pain, on either side (or both sides) of the spine. For many of them... it's not the spine, but the Quadratus Lumborum muscle, also known as the QL muscle. In this article I hope to teach you more about the QL including symptoms, treatment and prevention. The Quadratus [...]

Quadratus Lumborum & Low Back Pain2018-01-21T12:00:23+00:00

3 Steps to Troubleshooting Pain


Back injuries and pain have become the price of living in a modern world that neglects the requirements of human movement. So get off your high horse and realize that caring for your spine is a lifelong process and should begin as early as possible - not simply when you hurt. It really is just a matter [...]

3 Steps to Troubleshooting Pain2017-03-16T20:24:31+00:00

Would you rather have a back problem or a brain problem?


Thousands of people of all ages across the world were asked whether they would rather suffer from a back problem or a brain problem. Every single individual responded that they would choose to suffer from a back related issue. People tend to assume that even severe back problems present less of a health challenge than [...]

Would you rather have a back problem or a brain problem?2018-08-06T11:35:30+00:00

Back to School is Literally a Pain in the Neck!


It's school time and that means traffic, homework and backpacks! School can be a pain in the neck, but we can certainly do something about it... especially for our kids sake. There are over 50 million children in America who carry backpacks every day, but many of these students have an overloaded bag or don’t wear [...]

Back to School is Literally a Pain in the Neck!2017-03-16T20:35:32+00:00

Acute Edema & Back Pain


Acute edema and Back Pain There are literally hundreds of reasons why you could suffer from back pain. I'm writing this article to bring awareness to the fact that back pain could be caused by something as far fetched as "acute pulmonary edema". Edema is fluid that builds up because of problems in our circulatory [...]

Acute Edema & Back Pain2017-03-16T21:05:38+00:00

Harvard Scientists Find Proof of Meditation Benefit


Harvard Finds Proof of Meditation [dcwsb inline="true"] We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice -- whatever faith you have -- Christianity, Islam, Hinduism or Atheism - being connected and mindful is a powerful rhythm in the well being of life. Harvard scientists are much closer to proving what yogis have held to be true [...]

Harvard Scientists Find Proof of Meditation Benefit2017-03-16T21:20:26+00:00