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Eliminating Your Pain: Finding Your CONTROL – ALT – DELETE When your computer locks up, what do you do?  The CONTROL – ALT – DELETE key combo is probably your go-to plan to put your computer back in business.  How cool would it be if you could quickly fix your body when unexpectedly pain locks…

Back Pain Relief from Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the sacroiliac (SI) joints and the axial skeleton often having a strong genetic predisposition. Ankylosing spondylitis is a disease characterized by pain and progressive stiffness. It is part of a group of rheumatic diseases medically known as spondyloarthropathies which actually involves the vertebral joints and shares the human antigen HLA-B27.

What to Do When Suffering from “Damn Back” aka Spondylolysis

Spondylolysis is a condition created when a localized fracture of the bony arch, referred to as the pars interarticularis. This injury is most commonly located in the lumbar spine. This stress fracture is usually do to excessive force or repeated strain. Learn how to fix that “damn back” problem.

The Slipping Back Problem of Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolisthesis is a condition that causes an alteration of the normal alignment of the spine. The lumbar spine accepts a majority of the weight bearing stress. Because of this important role, it the most susceptible level of the spine for this type of an injury. Learn how to stand up straight against Spondylolisthesis.

3 Simple Steps Guaranteed to Reduce Low Back Pain

I feel so strongly about my low back rehab plan that I’m going to guarantee it will reduce your low back pain! Low back pain will affect 80% of the population at sometime in their life.  Does that mean you should take a passive role and worry about the issues related to the injury when…

Why You Are Having Leg Numbness

“I’m having numbness down my leg and no one seems to know why!” she barked out frustratingly over the phone.  I hear similar complains from high level athletes and desk jockeys almost on a weekly basis. 80% of the population suffers from low back pain within their lifetime and numbness or pain down the leg…

Tips For Getting Relief From Sacroiliac Joint Pain

If you experience pain when twisting at the waist or bending over, you may be suffering from Sacroiliac joint pain. The two sacroiliac joints are often not recognized or appreciated by most people because of their “bigger brother” located next door:  the lumbar spine.  Meanwhile, the true importance of the SI joints cannot be understated. …

Ab Exercises: The Truth about the “Six Pack”

Core workouts should be a key part of everyone’s workout plan.  If you’re like most people, you want a flatter stomach and stronger abdominal (Abs) muscles.  Sure they look great but the best reason for having functionally strong Abs are the priceless benefits they provide for both injury performance and injury protection. Secondary to the…

Bulging Disc of the Low Back

Understanding a Lumbar Spine Bulging Disc It seems that most non-medical people understand more about their computers and smart phones than they know about their good old friendly back.  With that being said, it demonstrates the irony of this information gap when statistics show that 80% of us will suffer from low back pain sometime…

Foam Rolling For Dummies By Mike Ryan

If You’re Active, You Need To Be A Roller!

When used properly, foam rollers and roller balls keep your muscles loose and your joint limber in less than 10 minutes per day. Using a form of self-myofascial massage therapy, foam rollers are trusted tools used by elite and professional athletes to unlock tight muscles and relax painful joints.

Get the full-color, step-by-step guide to get fit, prevent injury and end pain using your foam roller.

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