A huge mistake a lot of back pain sufferers make in their recovery.

  Have you ever been stuck asking yourself any of these questions? Why am I doing these “exercises for back pain” but not getting any relief? I do my core exercise, go to rehab and/or practice my movement mechanics 3x a week. Why am I not seeing results?! Can you relate to any of these […]

Is it better to be super fit or a couch potato with back pain?

If you have been convinced by the fitness and medical industry that being in better shape equals less pain I am going to pop that bubble today. Both the super fit and couch potato have their own mountains to climb but are no different once they enter into the world of living with chronic back pain. […]

One of the biggest pillars to treating lower back pain is here: Core Essentials

The number one reason I started this site was to offer other back pain suffers hope and direction other than the typical medical system. I knew there was a way out and was determined to spend the next 7+ years of my life in the trenches testing and fine-tuning what worked and didn’t. My approach […]

The Best Core Exercises Can be the Worst for you

If you were to google “core exercises for back pain” right now you would get a couple articles from webmd.com and Spine-health.com’s site talking about generic exercises they prescribe to any and all who are willing to click and consume what they have to say. It drives me crazy because like any other normal human […]

Core Coordination is Simply a Happy Marriage.

Yesterday we talked about coordination and how back pain sufferers tend to spend way too much time focusing on strength. They think simply a STRONGER core will bring relief to their lower back. That’s wrong thinking that unfortunately a lot of sufferers pick up from their trusted medical professionals. I want to dive even deeper […]

YouTube Live: Exercise with Spinal Fusion and When is exercise bad for back pain

  These past two weeks I have spent a little time getting to know YouTube Live while answering some recent questions I have gotten from you guys in my inbox. Some of the questions can be read about in more detail through articles I have published over the past few years. What I wanted to […]

3 Must-Follows When Exercising With Back Pain

  What happens when the doctor releases you back into the wild and says “Go, go and resume normal activity, oh and make sure to exercise more!”. Rehab is over and your insurance doesn’t have any more allowance for weekly physio visits. Well, now you’re on your own. This can be a scary and extremely […]

Back pain when laying down: Pain killers won’t help but this will.

  Back pain when laying down? 4 non-prescription drug techniques to getting relief! You know it’s bad when your back hurts even when you’re laying down. The last thing you want after a long shift, hard day of cleaning the house or the first leg of your cross-country RV trip is to lay down just to continue to […]