Ab Exercises that are bad for your back.

There is definitely a list of ab exercises that you need to stop doing if you have back pain. Odds are, your doctor told you to “be more active” or to “strengthen your core”. What they don’t tell you is that you could go to the gym and do the exact exercise that will end up […]

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 […]

Deep Breathing Exercises for Back Pain

Deep breathing exercises have been used for centuries in different practices to treat chronic back pain. For years the impact of emotional and social factors on back pain have been studied and proven that if you address each area the best that you can, your results will be positive. If you hate your job, struggle financially […]

Sitting all day was trashing my back until I made these changes to my workout program

Time and time again most people punch out from their 9 to 5 and make their way to their local gym. They do a little cardio and keep a few of the seats warm on a handful of machines and head over to the mats for a little core training and stretching. Half way through, […]

Should I always use ice for back pain? Maybe not…

I scoured the internet in search of surveys, testimonials and scientific studies looking for the answers when it comes to the debate over Ice or heat being better for acute (flair up/short term back pain) and I am here to share my summerized results. Just like anyone else, I deal with back pain flair ups […]