Back Pain

This category covers all things about low back pain and physical therapy advice.

The Best Plank Variations for Back Pain and a Stronger Core

Plank variations for low back pain and a stronger core

Just like those suffering from it, back pain comes in all different (metaphorical) shapes and sizes. With many causes, types, and symptoms, back pain is far from one size fits all. So it should come as no surprise that the stretches and exercises to help with back pain have many variations, too.   The Basics …

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Lumbar Disc Herniation – An Exercise Guide to Speed Up Recovery

Lumbar Disc Herniation - A Helpful Exercise Guide

The general public is no stranger to lower back pain. It’s the leading cause of activity limitations and missed workdays in the US. Up to 80% of people will experience lower back pain at some point in their lifetime. There are many causes of lower back pain, including muscle strain, poor posture, and pinched nerves. …

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Tips to Clean and Do House Chores With Less Low Back Pain

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Tips to Clean and Do House Chores With Less Low Back Pain Trying to do everyday tasks like driving and cleaning become almost impossible when your lower back hurts. Unfortunately, life doesn’t stop when you’re injured, and household chores still need to be done. Don’t despair though, because you can still tackle cleaning without making …

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8 Common Causes of Lower Back Pain from Running and How to Fix It

8 Common Causes of Low Back Pain with Running and How to Fix Them

Lower back pain is the most common complaint of pain in adults behind only headaches (about 80% according to the National Institutes of Health), so it’s no surprise that runners of all levels can experience some degree of back pain as a result of participating in an activity that they enjoy. The pain can range …

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