Tag: back exercise

How to Do a Plank | Back Pain Relief

All right, I want to spend a couple of minutes now talking about an exercise called The Plank. The Plank is an exercise used quite commonly in a yoga class… Read more »

What Is Spinal Stenosis? | Back Pain Relief

Spinal stenosis is a relatively common diagnosis that we see in the physical therapy clinic. By definition, spinal stenosis is a narrowing effect, or a narrowing of the spinal column… Read more »

What Causes Shoulder Pain? | Back Pain Relief

There are a lot of causes for shoulder pain. The first thing that you want to understand is that the shoulder is a very complex joint. It is what’s called… Read more »

What Causes Upper Back Pain? | Back Pain Relief

There are a number of causes to upper back pain. The upper back is referred to the area just a little bit below the neck, maybe a few inches below… Read more »

Ice vs. Heat | Back Pain Relief

I get a lot of questions regarding how to use ice, and when to use ice, and how to use heat, and when to use heat, and they’re very different… Read more »

How to Do McKenzie Cobra Style Exercise | Back Pain Relief

Alright, wanna spend a moment now talking about the exercise called Extension in Standing. This is one of the exercises in the Mckenzie Protocol. Mckenzie Protocol is a method of… Read more »

What Causes Hip Pain? | Back Pain Relief

There’s a number of causes of hip pain. The hip pain, or the hip joint, just like the shoulder joint, is a complicated ball and socket joint, therefore as a… Read more »

How to Prevent Back Pain | Back Pain Relief

It’s very, very difficult to prevent back pain. Unfortunately, we spend somewhere between one-half and two-thirds of our day-to-day in a sitting position for most people. Then you tack on… Read more »

How to Pick a Physical Therapist | Back Pain Relief

Selecting a good physical therapist is quite similar to selecting a good lawyer or a good accountant. There are good and bad in every profession. The first thing you want… Read more »