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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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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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Sleeping Positions

September 6th, 2016

Chances are that if you have come to see me that you and I have discussed this topic, but I wanted to outline the different positions that I recommend, the one I don’t, and the reasons why. Let’s jump in with the absolute worst way to sleep. Stomach Sleeping The one position that has pretty …

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Laptop Ergonomics

June 13th, 2016

More and more, people are switching to using laptops as their primary computer. The convenience is hard to beat, but these computers were not designed with the human frame in mind. Due to the screen and keyboard being attached, it is very difficult to get a laptop into an ergonomic position which will decrease strain …

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Using the Hip Hinge to Prevent Back Pain

April 7th, 2016

Use the simple maneuver outlined in this video when picking things up, or when working at your desk to help prevent back pain!

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Low Back Pain Triggers to Avoid

April 8th, 2015

Avoid Common Low Back Pain Triggers Since it has been warming up, people are starting to get more active. With that I have seen a lot more acute low back pain coming into my office in the last month or so than usual, so I thought I would outline some interesting findings from a recent …

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Spine Stability Exercises – The Quadruped Track

March 5th, 2015

This exercise is part of the progressive rehab program I use here at the clinic. Give it a try!

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Exercise Ball Spine Mobility

January 20th, 2015

If you’re looking to get a bit more out of the exercise ball you have laying around at home, then watch this video! I lay out a couple of very simple pelvis mobility exercises that can help with low back stiffness and pain. I also give a quick tip on how you can use the …

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Thoracic Spine Mobility

September 10th, 2014

Learn how to assess yourself and use a mobility peanut to increase your mid back (thoracic spine) mobility! Restrictions in this part of the body are common from holding a forward slumping posture when we use technology like computers and smart phones. These types of restrictions can make it difficult for weightlifters and CrossFit athletes …

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Foam Rolling Basics

July 28th, 2014

This video covers some of the basic recommendations I give my patients for using foam rollers. These are great tools for working out stiff joints and sore muscles. The flow that I go through is a great way to target the majority of your muscles and joints before, or after a workout.

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