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26 Aug 14
Kids and Backpacks

The start of school is right around the corner and if you haven’t yet you will be out buying all the school supplies for the upcoming year.  One of the most important items on that back to school shopping list should be the backpack.  Frequently, children can experience pain in their necks, upper back, or […]

12 Aug 14
Spinal Stabiization: 2 Medicine Ball Planks

To kick start our Spinal Stabilization Video program we figured we would start with a wow factor!  And you would be hard pressed to come up with something more WOW! than doing a plank on 2 medicine balls.     What makes this humdinger of an exercise challenging is pretty much everything about it.  First […]

5 Aug 14
Spinal Stabilization: Intro

We are going to be unveiling our first ever video series on Instagram (if we can ever figure out the exporting error message we keep receiving) focusing on various spinal stabilization exercises. Why start with spinal stabilization exercises?  If it is not the #1 area of the body patients come in for it is certainly […]

10 Jun 14
Proper Lifting Mechanics

June brings the end of a school year (kids scream Yeah!! while their parents grumble No!), the start of summer fun (which means summer vacations!), and if you have been looking to purchase a new home it often is the time of year when a lot of people get to move from one home into […]

4 Feb 14
Low Back Pain and Physical Therapy

Acute Low Back Pain (LBP) can improve without therapeutic intervention, but for a better long-term outcome, it requires more specific/detailed neuromuscular re-education of the deep spinal stabilization muscles such as the multifidius and transverse abdominis. A research article performed by Dr Hides et al from the Journal Spine demonstrated that these specific core stabilizing muscles […]