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 […]

2 Lessons From a Major Life Transition About Progressing Through Back Pain

  Life transitions can be some of the most debilitating seasons of life you can go through. Some transitions are filled with positive upswings like a new dream job with higher pay and a shorter commute. While others are built around taking risks pursuing a dream or different life. Not promising anything better but simply different. […]

4 Tips to Progressing Safely With Back Pain

    When it comes to lower back pain and following an at home rehab program, I have narrowed it down to 2 things that play a major role in the amount of success most people either see or don’t see. Number 1: Not knowing if what they are doing is the BEST thing for them. […]

Stop Using MRI Scans for Low Back Pain! Try this instead.

To most back pain sufferers, hearing the results of their MRI scan can be heart wrenching. Our trusted medical professional convinces us that getting the MRI scan will give them exactly what they need to “diagnose” our pain. We fork out the hundreds, sometimes thousands of dollars out of pocket, convinced that it’s a good investment […]

Self Treating back pain

3 Critical things my doctor failed to mention to me about self treating my back pain.

We all want to be able to self-treat our aches and pains and for some, turn around and attempt to self-treat them. If I was wrong, there wouldn’t be thousands of symptoms being googled every day. The problem with some doctors is that they focus on what they are good at and that’s reading maps. […]

#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 […]

The Best Doctor For Back Pain

So it’s 4am and your laid up in bed mad at that fact that your DIY “rice in a sock” heating pad has lost its warmth. This is week six of cycling Ibuprofen and some muscle relaxers you got off your “neighbor” which hasn’t even touched the pain. What do you do? Your told only to get surgery […]