Is Pain Part of Getting Older? No.
How to SAFELY Improve Core Strength For Less Back Pain
One of the most damaging beliefs in the healthcare world is the belief that pain is a natural byproduct of getting older: the idea that after we hit a certain age, pain is just something we have to live with.
This leads to the belief that there’s nothing we can do. That we’re stuck. That we’re doomed to a life of pain simply because we’re older than we were five years ago. The good news is this is 100% not true. In this article we’ll take a look at the REAL cause of the pain we associate with getting older.
Focusing on Solutions Over Services to Keep You Active and Doing What You Love
When it comes to strengthening our core there is beauty in simplicity. Planks, anti-movement, and crawls are categories of exercises that SAFELY strengthen our core and can easily be progressed and regressed to fit your current ability level.
Why Strength Training NEEDS to be Part of the Solution to Maintaining Your Active Lifestyle
Learn why traditional healthcare’s focus on services over solutions has failed to give you the lasting results that keep you strong and active so you can get more joy and fulfillment out of your life.
Overcoming Neck and Back Pain Through Our Breath
Annoying, nagging pain keeping you from enjoying your favorite activities? We can guarantee that you need to get stronger. In this article we discuss the benefits of adding a movement and strength program to your current healthcare routine that will help you stay active, strong, and doing what you love.
Five Foundational Movements to Overcome Pain and Move With Confidence
Establishing proper movement patterns is the key to overcoming chronic pain.The breath is a foundational movement pattern that occurs over 20,000 times a day. Today we discuss how our breath can contribute to neck and back pain and what we can do to prevent it.
How to Avoid Injuries In The Gym After the Age of 40
Hang around us long enough and you’ll hear us blab on and on about the importance of improving movement and strength. But simply asking someone to ‘improve their movement’ isn’t very helpful. There is no cookie cutter approach to improving movement because every hobby and activity has it’s own requirements. How do we know where do we start? Movement is built on basic, fundamental principles. Developing an understanding and ability to perform, strengthen and master the following five movements create results that carry over into any activity you choose to perform:
Eliminate Back Pain and Stay Active By Strengthening This One Muscle Group
Exercise and strength training is one of the most important things we can do to maintain health and promote longevity. However, as we age we have to be more mindful of our workouts to avoid chronic pain and injury. Learn three of the most important things you can do in the gym to avoid injuries after the age of 40.
Protecting Your Spine for Less Back Pain in the Gym and At Work - The #1 Exercise to Master
What’s the strongest and arguably the most important muscle in the body? Your Glute Max. Laying at the transition between our upper and lower extremity the glute max is vitally important in stabilizing our pelvis and spine, developing power in more athletic movements, and controlling the movement of our lower extremity in walking, running, lunging, ANYTHING.
Learn how weakness in our glute muscle contribute to back pain and what you can do to strengthen this important muscle group in this weeks muscle group.
How to Strengthen Your Core When Dealing with a Shoulder Injury
Learning to properly brace our spine is the #1 important concept to master before beginning any fitness routine and a great way to protect our spine throughout our day. In this week’s article we cover proper bracing sequence.
Avoid These Three Squatting Mistakes To Exercise Without Pain and Stay Out of the Doctors Office
One of the most effective and safest ways to treat back pain and strengthen our core is through a variety of plank progressions. But often times we run into trouble if we have concurrent shoulder pain that is aggravated in the low and high plank position.
In this article we cover three ways we can strengthen the core when we’re also dealing with a shoulder injury.
Easy Changes To Your Workstation To Ease Neck and Shoulder Pain
The squat can be one of the most beneficial exercises for improving mobility and strength for less pain and injury. Avoid these three common squatting mistakes to avoid pain and stay our of the doctors office.
Three Most Common Mistakes People Make With Back Pain Recovery
For many of our clients, hours in front of a computer are unavoidable and part of their job. Try these easy changes to your work station so you experience less pain and comfortably perform your work.
Three Easy Tips to Protect Your Spine And Exercise Without Back Pain
Avoid these three common mistakes that people (and doctors) make when it comes to recovering from low back pain.
Is Standing or Sitting At Work Better For Your Back?
When it comes to back pain - exercise should be part of the solution - not the problem. Learn three easy things you can do to protect your spine and avoid back pain in the gym.
Five Ways to Ease Back Pain - While Keeping Up With Your Exercise Routine
Long hours of sitting have shown to be detrimental to our health - so the obvious answer is to stand more, right? In this article we answer whether sitting or standing is better for your back and provide ways you can incorporate more movement into your work routine.
Five Ways to Stay Active in the Gym - Even If You're Dealing with Pain
When it comes to back pain, exercise routine should be part of the solution - not the problem. Learn five things you can incorporate TODAY to be sure you can keep up with your exercise routine - even if you’re dealing with low back pain.
Treating Back Pain After a Car Accident in Portland
Don’t let pain and injury keep you from reaching your fitness goals. Use these five tips to stay in the gym and work around pain.
Learn the steps to take to treat back pain following a car accident in Portland Oregon with no out of pocket costs.