Posts in Back Pain
Is Pain Part of Getting Older? No.

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.

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Why Strength Training NEEDS to be Part of the Solution to Maintaining Your Active Lifestyle

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.

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Five Foundational Movements to Overcome Pain and Move With Confidence

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:  

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Eliminate Back Pain and Stay Active By Strengthening This One Muscle Group

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.

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How to Strengthen Your Core When Dealing with a Shoulder Injury

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.

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