What Makes Chronic Pain Different?

14 Feb 22
McKenzie Method, back pain in flexed posture picture What Makes Chronic Pain Different?

Most of us have encountered at least one person with chronic pain. Chronic pain is different the acute pain and can last months to years. Chronic pain is generally defined as pain that persists for 3 months or longer. It can lead to physical decline, functional limitations and even emotional distress. Pain can be classified […]

22 Feb 21
McKenzie Method: Not All Back Pain is the Same!

We’re back to talk more about McKenzie this week! We know that back pain is extremely prevalent from the amount of Zoom and WHF we’ve all been doing. Although working from bed seems amazing, it isn’t always great for your back. Today, we’re going to break down categories of back pain to help you better […]

15 Feb 21
McKenzie Method, back pain in flexed posture picture Treat Your Own Back with the McKenzie Method

Back pain is the #2 cause of disability in for adults in the United States. Most of us have felt a little back twinge after a long road trip or after a day at the computer, but what happens when that back pain persists? Did you know: 40-80% of people experience back pain at some […]

29 Nov 18
Before the Next Winter Storm, Learn the Proper Shoveling Technique

It’s that time of year when the snow falls quickly and starts to pile up.  If you are not careful while shoveling, all that bending and lifting can put you at serious risk for injury or even a heart attack.  Snow removal can be especially dangerous if you do not exercise regularly and are over […]

20 Oct 18
Proper Backpack Wearing

Now that school has begun, has your child been complaining about their neck, upper back or shoulders? Well, it could be their backpack! Frequently, children can experience pain in their necks, upper back, or shoulders from carrying too much weight in an ill-fitting backpack.  More than 79 million students carry backpacks to school and of […]