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, […]

Pseudo-Sciatica: 1 Simple test to diagnose what you think is Sciatica

Pseudo-Sciatica is a real thing and it’s costing people a lot of time and headache chasing something that isn’t there. For years I was convinced I was dealing with some kind of sciatica from the symptoms I was experiencing. I would get this weird numbing sensation from my butt down into my leg which would always […]

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 but […]

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 […]

How to do the Lotus For Back Pain Relief

We all know sitting is trashing our backs. What if there was a way to change the way you sit that would not only bring instant relief but allow you to sit for hours on end without your legs going numb or your back locking up? Well it’s possible. I was recently turned on to this […]

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 […]

Foam Rolling and Trigger release for your Piriformis

I have always been a big fan of using foam rollers and trigger point tools to help with stubborn knots and irritated muscles. Stretching is good but with stretching it’s only really effective when the area you are targeting is warm. Stretching cold is probably one of the most unproductive things you could ever do. […]

Yoga poses you shouldn’t do if your dealing with back pain

I have a love hate relationship with Yoga. I totally respect the healing power yoga has to all kinds of musculoskeletal ailments and what it has done for so many people. BUT and that’s a big but. Just like any style or form of physical fitness, if done wrong it can really do some damage. […]