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Self-Care of the Low Back, Part 2

Low back self-care strategies based on the McKenzie method Continue reading

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Low Back Pain, Section 2: Research Status

Research status of spina manipulation for treating low back pain Continue reading

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If You Have Back Problems Be Wary of These Three Exercises

Those with back problems need strengthening exercises to protect their low back but have to be wary to perform only low back-safe maneuvers. Continue reading

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Recent Research Confirms Value of Chiropractic Methods for Back Pain

Manual therapy, including spinal mobilization and manipulation, is one of the best-studied forms of treatment for low back pain. Another research study has been published further proving the effectiveness of these methods. Continue reading

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Lumbar Spondylolisthesis and Spondylolisthesis Exercises

Spondylolisthesis, often starting in adolescence, contributes to low back pain in about 5% of adults. Discover the best treatment options including spondylolisthesis exercises. Continue reading

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Yoga Moves for Back Pain?

Yoga can provide lots of benefits if you have back pain. Learn tips on finding a good teacher and avoiding some of the possible pitfalls. Continue reading

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Simple Gluteal Stretch Eases Back Pain

If you’ve been regularly practicing the exercises described in Dr. Lavine’s Top Five Exercises for Your Low Back, your lower spine has probably made a lot of progress. Still, you might need something extra to achieve maximal results.

What’s the most important exercise I’ve left off my short list? Stretching the piriformis muscle. Continue reading

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Cardio Conditioning for Back Pain

Proper exercise is critical to alleviating low back pain and keeping it from coming back. Exercises for core support and spine limbering are well-established modalities in the war on back pain. But what about the specific effects of cardiovascular conditioning on the low back?

Can low back pain sufferers help themselves by hitting the treadmill? Continue reading

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Helping Lower Back Pain from Standing

Do you experience “Museum Goers’ Syndrome?” That’s when your low back aches if you’ve been standing too long. Discover the reasons your low back hurts from standing and what you can do about it. Continue reading

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Low Back Pain, Section 1

Here’s what I wish each of my patients – and all low back pain patients everywhere – understood about low back pain. Continue reading

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