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The Importance of Posture

Headaches, low back pain, shoulder impingement, jaw pain. What do all of these have in common? Believe it or not, but poor posture may be a contributor to each of these issues. Posture is a major factor leading to many chronic and insidious orthopedic health conditions, as well as may prolong or inhibit the healing [...]

By |November 16th, 2016|Back Pain, Posture|0 Comments

Low Back Pain and Core Training

If you are suffering from low back pain, you are not alone. Studies show that 80% of people will have low back pain in their lifetime and at any given moment 31 million Americans will be experiencing this pain. In fact, low back pain is the leading cause of disability throughout the world. Although low [...]

By |November 8th, 2016|Back Pain, Exercises|0 Comments

Walk your way to back pain relief

Are you experiencing tightness or discomfort in your lower-back? Try taking a walk. Studies have shown walking to be effective in preventing, alleviating and even treating pain in the spine, a condition that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will affect eight of 10 U.S. citizens in their lifetimes. One particular [...]

By |March 10th, 2016|Back Pain, GetPT1st, Walking|0 Comments

Back pain? Studies say get physical therapy first.

A recently published medical study on the role exercise plays in preventing the risk of prolonged back pain only reinforces the healing power movement has in our everyday lives. Published last month by JAMA (Journal of American Medical Association) Internal Medicine, the study titled “Prevention of Low Back Pain” found that exercise reduced the risk [...]

By |March 1st, 2016|Back Pain, GetPT1st, Physical Therapy|0 Comments