Monthly Archives: August 2019

Bird Dog

Another great exercise to help strengthen your core muscles, as well as to decrease lower back pain. Try performing 8-10 repetitions, 2-3 times a day.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cQaCjZ8yi0

Bird Dog2019-08-31T11:44:50-04:00

Use it or Lose it

If you ever had the unfortunate experience of breaking a bone - you would know what usually comes after it. Oftentimes, you get a cast made out of plaster. The purpose of a cast is to rigidly protect and immobilize the injured area. It serves to hold the broken bone in proper alignment to prevent [...]

Use it or Lose it2019-08-20T09:46:05-04:00

I have back pain, shouldn’t I just lay in bed and rest?

If this question was asked about 70 years ago, then the answer would have been yes. Yes you have pain, yes you should stay in bed and “rest”. However, with the emergence of modern day medicine and evidence based science, researchers and practitioners found that bed rest is actually not very effective in helping you [...]

I have back pain, shouldn’t I just lay in bed and rest?2019-08-10T21:39:21-04:00