Triathlete blends core exercises and acrobatics to boost strength and stability “It’s really important,” Belch says, adding that as you age, core strength becomes critical to avoiding lower back pain and injuries. Jenn Belch is a triathlete and a physical trainer, and she trains with an ordinary exercise ball in extraordinary ways. She can kneel…Details
Experts say there is no one right way to sleep. But for people with certain types of pain and medical conditions, there are positions that can help keep problems from getting worse and may even alleviate them. In some cases, sleeping in the same position night after night can itself create pain, such as neck…Details
This report was prepared by Lingjie Fu from China. He was granted with 12 weeks short term fellowship (1 October to 21 Decemer 2012) and train under the supervision of Michael Janssen at the Spine Education and Research Institute, Denver, USA I am Dr. Lingjie Fu from the Ninth People’s Hospital of Shanghai Jiaotong University…Details
Posteroanterior (PA) mobilization is effective for reducing spine stiffness and the magnitude of pain in patients with low back pain, study findings show. “The key experimental finding of this study is that the pain experienced by the patient may be reduced by manipulating mechanical mechanisms which could be targeted at reducing the bending stiffness of…Details
The spine-rotation stretch promotes spinal mobility. A decent stretch can reduce muscle tightness and relieve muscle soreness. Whether you have overtrained or have simply overdone it after not working out for a while, the spine-rotation stretch is great for opening your upper and midback, and outer-thigh region. Don’t worry if you don’t work out. Stretching…Details
The run up to Christmas is one of the most stressful times of the year and, because of this, one of the most likely times for you to experience back pain.
Many of us are stressed and rushing about trying to fit in last minute Christmas shopping, cooking, wrapping presents as well as 101 other jobs. It is at precisely this time when people are stressed and tired that back pain can strike.Details