back pain

The infamous “draw your belly button to your spine” cue. Not only is there no evidence to support it, but it does not lead to a stable spine.
How miserable it is not to be able to go to the gym, follow your training plan, or possibly even tie your shoes. How can you get back to feeling good and back to training?
As you continue on your meditation journey, here are some tools which will help you to practice regularly.
The following tips can help firefighters inside the gym, outside the gym, and at work.
A corrective exercise called the Lewit was compared to hollowing and bracing in a recent study.
Doctors don’t want you to understand your problem for fear they will lose money and your relatives that they told you to bring to them. Here's what you need to know to educate yourself on the matter.
Let me shine a light for you in the darkness of the back pain night. Disc bulges and injuries are not forever, but there are some important things to know about treatment.
Here are two MRI scans that show the clear, undeniable proof of the failure of long-term Pilates training and the success of functional strength rehabilitation methods to cure low back pain.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week: female body image, masters athletes, lower back pain, yoga and more!
As an athlete, our activities are prone to causing tension in our lower backs. For relief from this pain and tension, do the following poses daily or at least after your workout.
Back pain can ruin your enjoyment of cycling, but it doesn't have to be that way. Here are some things to know about your body, and how to set up your bike properly to prevent back issues.
The back squat may be an effective exercise, but it's biomechanically just a bad idea. Consider the front squat as a healthy and powerful alternative.
When our bodies are in pain, it is mentally taxing. Is it possible that when we are mentally stressed it can manifest physically? And if so, how do we heal this type of pain?
When I was faced with back surgery, I used swimming instead to rehabilitate myself. I made a full recovery and research shows swimming is a great tool for back/spine injury rehab.
This week one of the most common problems - lower back pain. I am going to show you a couple simple exercises you can use to mobilize and loosen up your lower back.
This week I'm going to share with you a simple exercise I like to do to stretch my lower back. All you need is a solid chair without wheels, but with armrests.
A program known as "Yoga for Healthy Backs" is saving people and health services a lot of money in the UK. Treatment of chronic back pain with yoga results in lower costs and fewer sick days.