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Abdominal Bracing Vs Hollowing for Back Pain

January 11th, 2018

Proper core activation is a critical part of any movement, particularly if you suffer from low back pain. Find out more about the difference between bracing  and hollowing, and which one you should be doing more of!

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An Assortment of Books for a Better You in 2018

December 6th, 2017

My typical modus operandi around this time of year is to round up a list of things–physical objects–that can be purchased and used, or given as gifts to help improve the health and well-being of yourself or those around you. Well, this year is going to be a little different, in that I thought I would provide …

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4 Exercises for a Bullet-Proof Low Back

October 10th, 2017

Self-care measures are an extremely important tool for those that suffer from chronic or recurrent low back pain.  Therapeutic exercises like the ones I will describe below, are simple, require no equipment, and should take less than 10-15 minutes per day to complete. If you have struggled with low back pain, a daily regimen of …

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5 Low Back Pain Myths

August 8th, 2017

Low back pain is a regularly occurring affliction among people world wide. On average, an estimated 80% of people will deal with a significant bout of back pain which causes them to miss work or prevent them from doing regular activity at some point in their lives. The economic impact of low back pain is …

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Infant Carrying/Feeding Tips

May 9th, 2017

A good number of my patients are getting to that age where they are having their first children, and more recently a couple of them have come in complaining of neck/shoulder and back pain that they have developed from caring for their newborns. Since this topic was top of mind, I figured I would share the …

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Overuse Injuries

April 4th, 2017

Muscle and joint pain from over-training or doing repetitive movements is one of the most common complaints I see in my office. These types of injuries can be difficult to manage, so in my opinon, the best tool to treat them is prevention and knowledge! In this short article, I will outline some of the …

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Crossfit Open 2017 – 17.3 Recovery Recommendations

April 4th, 2017

Use the power of your mind to bounce back from the 3rd workout in the 2017 open.

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CrossFit Open 2017 – 17.2 Recovery Tips: Vibration Therapy

March 7th, 2017

Vibration therapy, like the type I offer in my office using the Rapid Release device, is a great way to help muscles recover from a tough workout. Find out more about how you can get similar results at home and what areas I would recommend targeting after WOD 17.2.

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CrossFit Open 2017 – 17.1 Recovery Recommendations

February 24th, 2017

If you are doing the Open this year, give these recovery tips a try so you can stay at your best after and between the workouts! These tips are for WOD 17.1

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Low Back Pain Stretch – Quadratus Lumborum (QL)

January 3rd, 2017

Give this stretch and mobility work a try if you have low back pain! It may help ya out. If not, make an appointment with us to get your pain figured out.

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