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26 Jun, 2019

Back Discomfort Changing Your Weekend Plans?

Lower back discomfort and pain is very prevalent in our society and can greatly limit your ability to carry out daily tasks such as standing, walking, sitting and sleeping.  The number one complaint is pain and stiffness localized to the lower back. The pain can range anywhere from a mild nagging pain to a severe

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23 May, 2019

Common Reasons for Back Discomfort

How is your posture?  Irritation to the nerves that emerge off the lumbar spine can cause burning and shooting pain down the legs and into the feet.  Could poor posture be to blame for your chronic back discomfort and pain?  Chronic back pain and discomfort can also cause poor posture, making it difficult to walk, sit,

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8 May, 2019

Strong Core means Healthy Back

Poor posture from core weakness contributes to neck, back, shoulder or hip pain which can then contribute to issues and pain further down the upper or lower extremities.  This can make such things as bending over to tie your shoes, sitting while working or driving, and simply getting dressed in the mornings quite difficult.  A

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29 Apr, 2019

Chronic Back Pain. Could Poor Posture be to Blame?

Could poor posture be to blame for your chronic back pain?  Irritation to the nerves that emerge off the lumbar spine can cause burning and shooting pain down the legs and into the feet.  Chronic back pain can also cause poor posture, making it difficult to walk, sit, drive, and perform routine activities such as

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3 Apr, 2019

Discomfort interrupting workouts, sleep and work?

By: Jason Makoutz, DPT Q&A How does back pain usually start? Many times back pain starts from a specific incident where you overexerted yourself, lifted something improperly, performed more of an activity than you were used to, sitting/standing more prolonged amount of time, or a traumatic incident. Often times it is a combination of several

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25 Mar, 2019

Trouble sleeping through the night because of back pain?

By: Jason Makoutz, DPT Read on for answers to common questions about back pain, how it starts and how to get rid of it for good! How does back pain usually start? Many times back pain starts from a specific incident where you overexerted yourself, lifted something improperly, performed more of an activity than you

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18 Mar, 2019

What Most People Assume Makes Up the Core

By Devin Wurman, DPT The core must be one of the most complex features of the human body. Everything we do involves the core. What is the core exactly? A lot of people think it’s those wonderful six-pack abs. But really that’s not the core, that’s only a small component of the core. So what

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6 Mar, 2019

A Leading Cause People Miss Work

By Devin Wurman, DPT Back pain is one of the leading reasons people go to the doctor and a leading reason employees miss work so it’s a very important topic to understand. There are four main reason back pain can start: Muscle strains due to heavy lifting or repetitive movements Pain that you can pinpoint

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13 Feb, 2019

Trouble Bending to Tie Your Shoes?

By: C. Ashley Border, DPT Curious about why you can’t touch your toes or why the muscle in the back of your thigh keeps cramping or straining? Let’s direct our attention to the hamstring muscle! So, what in the world is a “hamstring”? This is the muscle that runs from deep in the buttock to

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30 Jan, 2019

The Key Treatment Technique to Permanent Lower Back Pain Relief

By Jeremy Schain, DPT, CSCS Back pain is a debilitating condition that will affect the majority of Americans at some point during their life. In fact, the most recent estimates range from 60% to 80 % (depending on the source), regarding the number of Americans that will experience back pain at one or more occurrences

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