Things to do Next and Things to Avoid

Whether this guide has been helpful or not, it’s always a good idea to follow up with your physical health care provider of choice. We would love to be that provider for you but if you aren’t local, please reach out to us here and we will find someone you can trust in your area. […]

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Self-Assessment: what hurts and what feels better?

​The DisclaimerThis course is meant for people with straightforward recurring back pain or discomfort. Nearly everyone can proceed with the following self-assessment and self-treatment, provided you pay attention to the way you are feeling.  Once you have started the exercises, pay attention to your pain. If it is getting worse, either immediately or the next day, […]

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Overview of the Back

The low back, or lumbar spine, is the lowermost portion of our spine.  It consists of 5 individual segments, called vertebrae, that are stacked one on top of the next.  The front side of each vertebrae is called the vertebral body and is separated from the adjacent vertebral body by a spinal disc.  These discs […]

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Why Does My Back Hurt?

To begin, we’ll give you some new information about pain. It’s been studied quite a bit, and there’s a lot of mystery surrounding it, in addition to a lot of misinformation. We want you to be able to understand why you are hurting, and we want you to have hope that there could be relief […]

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