Our Best Tips For Protecting Your Low Back

Most people think of lower back injuries as a sudden traumatic event that occurs while lifting, bending or twisting. This is sometimes the case, but more often lower back injuries occur due to microtrauma - small, repetitive injuries over time. In this post, I aim to help you strengthen your low back and give you tips on how to avoid or lessen low back pain episodes before they occur.

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How We Use Exercise to Treat Low Back Pain

Whether you are an avid athlete, desk jockey, or active lifestyle person, integrating proper fitness with corrective exercises and body work is the key to preventing low back pain and other musculoskeletal conditions.

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Two Commonly Overlooked Causes of Shoulder Pain

Pain in the front of our shoulder can be very frustrating and can even force you to modify your training. Whether you are training for a big CrossFit competition, or just working out to be healthy and active, the same pain can happen and potentially sideline you. But where does the pain come from?

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My Spinal Hygiene Routine

Desk jobs are everywhere and unavoidable in our modern working culture. Even my job as a chiropractor requires a lot more sitting and typing that I would like it to. Extended sitting over a career can lead to many conditions such as weight gain and musculoskeletal pain syndromes like headaches, neck pain, back pain, shoulder pain, and hip tightness just to name a few. These conditions often persist because of inadequate self care at home. To best illustrate this, let’s take a look at another common complaint that I can’t really do anything about - dental cavities.

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