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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

How Adrenal Fatigue is Causing You Back Pain

Your Adrenal glands directly impact some of the muscles that manage the lower back and hip. This blew my mind when I first started reading about the affect your adrenal glands have on back pain. These tiny little glands that are posted up on top of your kidneys, play a huge roll when it comes […]

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 […]

5 Ways 2015 Changed My Outlook on Back Pain Forever

It’s crazy what can happen in a year. I remember anxiously awaiting this sites launch date worrying whether or not it was actually going to help people. I knew how important my back pain managemt was to me but I wasn’t sure how serious other people took theirs. Despite those feelings, I knew all I […]

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 […]

How to do the McGill Crunch

So, we know exercises like crunches, sit ups and leg raises are terrible for a bad back. If you’re trying to rehab your back the first thing you need to focus on is your foundation. I have mentioned it a few times on this site about the “McGill Big 3”. What I want to do now […]

3 Things to Remember When it Comes to Back Pain and Your Personality

We don’t really think about how our personalities can affect the way we recover or heal from injuries such as a broken leg or back pain. Some of us just do what the doctor tells us while others take things into their own hands and end up extending the healing process even further. Today I want to […]