3 Things I wish I would have been told when I was at my worst.

  What do you do when nothing seems to be working? No matter what you do it seems your lower back pain just won’t go away or relief seems to get to a certain point and just stops. You thought you had things dialed in and you were on the right path but something seems to […]

3 Tips: Breathing, Bracing and Finding Your Neutral Pelvis (for chronic low back pain)

    When it comes to chronic lower back pain, breathing, bracing and being able to find YOUR neutral pelvis will always have a HUGE impact on how you recover. The medical industry over complicates and treats back pain as if it’s cancer. They cut away at your discs and fuse the bones together as […]

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 […]

The Superficial Back Line (SBL) and Back Pain: A super simple stretch to bring relief

There is a myofascial connection called the Superficial Back Line (SBL) that extends from the bottom of your toes, up the back of your body, and to the top of your head. Unfortunately, when most people treat back pain, they try to break the body down into separate segments and only treat the segment that hurts. […]

Morning Back Pain: A simple strategy to beating your pain cycle

  Having a morning back pain strategy has been one of the most helpful aspects to reducing my inflammation and keeping myself in control of my own pain cycle. I wish I could say I owe it all to one person or one great book but it came through research and a lot of trial […]

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 Postpartum Back Pain Survival Guide: For Mom and Dad!

I would say the average postpartum mom bends over 50 times in a day just to do basic baby stuff (thats not including what she is already doing at work or around the house). Simply throwing a baby into the mix can take you from a minor back discomfort to having crippling pain. What you […]

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. […]