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 […]

How your feet impact your lower back: With a simple solution

  When it comes to our feet and lower back pain, a lot of people tend to overlook the importance of the foot’s alignment for the rest of the body. Most people don’t actively engage their body with what they are doing. They don’t think how these shoes or that posture will affect their performance. We […]

3 Tips: Breathing, Bracing and Finding Your Neutral Pelvis (for chronic low back pain)

    When it comes to chronic lower back pain, breathing, bracing and being able to find YOUR neutral pelvis will always have a HUGE impact on how you recover. The medical industry over complicates and treats back pain as if it’s cancer. They cut away at your discs and fuse the bones together as […]

First 2 steps to moving better and getting back pain relief (Fundamentals of Movement Part 1)

  The first thought to come to my mind once my acute back pain started turning into chronic pain was DEFINITELY not about learning to move better. Instead if fixing the way I was moving and using my body, I spent hours on Google and YouTube searching for the answer. I was desperately looking for […]

How to Release a Tight Psoas (lliopsoas) : A simple solution for a complex muscle

    When you start talking about stretching or releasing tight muscles like the Psoas (iliopsoas) most people just start looking at you weird and try to redirect your attention back with “what about my tight hamstrings?”. When you’re trying to peel back the many layers to your back pain and you are finally at a […]

Lower back tightness? Test your feet for issues with this technique

  If you want to beat back pain without doctors and drugs you have to be willing to test different things out on your body. What I have been focusing on these last two weeks is how to test the Superficial Back Line for tension and potential hot points where dysfunctions could form. For you specifically, […]

The Superficial Back Line (SBL) and Back Pain: A super simple stretch to bring relief

There is a myofascial connection called the Superficial Back Line (SBL) that extends from the bottom of your toes, up the back of your body, and to the top of your head. Unfortunately, when most people treat back pain, they try to break the body down into separate segments and only treat the segment that hurts. […]

1 Simple test that can reduce your lower back tightness.

  A trick I learned early on when trying to get control of my back pain was a simple technique you can use to tell whether or not your lower back muscles are contracted or relaxed. A part of your pain cycle is not giving your body the time it needs to relax and do […]

Test and Correct The Way You Brace Your Core to Prevent Lower Back Pain

Listen up!  I get way too many emails talking about how people are correcting their movement mechanics but still experiencing lower back pain when bending, lifting etc. There is a missing link. It’s called abdominal bracing! This week I wanted to cover not only how to brace your core to protect your lower back but how […]

Fixing Rounded Shoulders: The simplest, quickest and most effective way possible.

Fixing your rounded shoulders is something I’m willing to put money on that you have either thought about before or googled in hopes of finding an over night secret to fixing 15+ years of damage. Unfortunately, there are a lot of places talking about what causes rounded shoulders along with a few stretches to try […]