5 Stretches for Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is pretty common in adults. After sitting in a computer chair for 8 hours a day, limited time to work out, or frequent heavy lifting—it could be easy to have some back soreness. Back pain can be caused by some of twisting or lifting something improperly, which can cause muscles the tendons…
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How to Improve Your Hamstring Flexibility

Hamstring strains are a common sports injury. The prevalence of a hamstring strain has been reported between 8%-25% with average loss 2-6 weeks of sporting absence. Recurrence of these injuries are all too common, 60-70% will have another hamstring strain in subsequent seasons. Hamstring flexibility is one the common factors that are studied when trying…
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3 Changes During Pregnancy That Can Lead to Low Back & SI Pain

Childbearing can be a wonderful experience, but it is never a pain-free experience. Pain may come from various sources, including the low back and sacroiliac joints. Some pains during pregnancy may be unavoidable, but low back pain does not have to be the norm. Often people want to know why low back pain so common…
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Why Less is More with Low Back Imaging

Your back hurts. It has not gotten better. You have tried ice, heat, and maybe your favorite over-the-counter medication. You decide it is time to have your back checked out. Often, there is no clear cause for back pain. What should your health care provider do? Most people want answers. Should low back imaging through…
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3 Keys to improving Low Back Recovery

  Most people will have back pain at some point in their life. Back pain is like the common cold of musculoskeletal injuries. If the back pain is especially painful or long lasting, most people will seek medical care. The initial decisions, in regards to what should be done with this back pain, are very…
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