WOW! 25 Bad habits you do daily that are causing you back pain.

You know what all the stretches and back pain relief exercises in the world can’t do for you? Change bad habits that are causing your back pain. I call this the “Pain Cycle”. It’s the little things you do every day without even thinking. Unfortunately, it’s these little, over looked habits that are keeping you in pain […]

The Muscle Your Doctor Doesn’t Address When it Comes to Back Pain Relief

Don’t underestimate the impact a set of tight quads can have on your lower back. Your quads are some of the strongest muscles you have on your body and can produce tons of power if needed. Just like any other muscle group, your quads can get over worked and become your worst nightmare when it […]

How to Find a Neutral Spine: Posture

One of the biggest things you need to look at when it comes to dealing with back pain is being able to establish a neutral spine. If your back is inflamed, constantly standing, sitting and walking without a properly aligned spine is only going to lead to more pain. In this weeks quick tip I […]

Top 4 Foam Roller Exercises For Back Pain Relief

You can use a foam roller to help with back pain but I guarantee it’s not the way you think. A lot of people say stick to stretching the lower back to bring relief but I say different. Foam rolling is not rocket science. It does take some technique and attention to detail but with […]

#1 Warm up for People With Back Pain

I used to hate warming up and to be honest I still do. I hate “wasted” time and there is still a small part of me that feels like I am wasting my time when I could just jump right into my workout and get it done. I learned real fast, thats not the case […]

3 Things that have changed my level of back pain

The worst thing you can do is stay on the same course that keeps you cycling through pain. I did this for years and was always left frustrated when the pain would return. The problem with what I was doing then was only using one approach. I would find something that made sense to what […]

The Best Way to Stretch The Quadratus Lumborum (QL)

The Quadrates Lumborum (also known as the QL) is a rather sneaky set of muscles. Nobody really talks about them unless it’s too late and you’re sprawled out over a PT table being put in positions you never imagined you would ever be in. Thats right, the QL is a muscle that the average back pain […]

shoes and back pain

The truth about how shoes affect your back.

There are all kinds of people who take different stands on what the “best shoe is for back pain”. You have the all-natural guys who say the closer to earth your skin is while you walk and run the better. Then there are those who claim that high dollar, supportive shoes are best for your […]

I have low back pain when standing: How do I fix it?

I have said it a million times, sitting is one of the biggest causes of back pain today. I actually just released a detailed workout blueprint that is designed for the “desk jockey”. You can check that out here. What about those who stand all day? Maybe you’re a trainer or a teacher who stands in front of […]