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. […]

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 […]

Hip Hinging: 90% of people make these 2 mistakes

Most people experience the most pain when initiating any kind of forward bending. Everyone’s lower back pain case is different but ALL back pain cases need to understand what it really means to hip hinge and what muscles need to be engaged to prevent reoccurring pain. Don’t trick yourself by throwing a PVC pipe on your […]

Leg Training With Back Pain Part 1: The Warm up and Pre-Firing

  One of the most common conversations I have with people regarding back pain is how they should train their legs. Some people are in search for ways to train AROUND the pain while others want their form fixed or core strengthened in attempt to reduce or take away the pain. No matter your goals, I […]

A simple approach to reducing your back pain while bending

  When it comes to picking apart your own pain cycle, you have to pay attention to the details. The best place to start when trying to ditch your doctor and flush your pain meds is to look at the activities you do every day. Not just the ones that cause pain but simply the […]

3 Non-Negotiable’s For Self-Treating Back Pain (Your spine doctor doesn’t cover these!)

I love hearing from my readers (new and old) and getting to know you and your specific pain issue in more detail. My ultimate goal is to try to help guide you down the most productive path possible when it comes to getting relief. Since this site was launched, it has grown fast and I […]

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 […]

Your Premium Step-by-Step Guide to Fixing Anterior Pelvic Tilt

Anterior Pelvic Tilt (APT) is becoming more and more of an epidemic among both fit and sedentary individuals. For some this cumulative issue is causing irritation to what are already herniated discs, ruptures, facet joint issues and lower back muscle tightness all leading to one thing, back pain. I have been to 3 different spine specialists for […]

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 […]

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 […]