#1 Stretch for Low Back Pain

My #1 stretch for low back pain is the hip flexor low lunge stretch.  This is great to relieve low back pain, sciatica pain and hip pain. The hip flexors from your quads go through your pelvis and attach on the lumbar spine.  When these get really tight, they tend to pull on the lumbar which makes the […]

Nature’s Pain Reliever

Mother Nature has provided some pretty good pain relievers for us.  PS this doesn’t include ibuprofen, naproxen or other stronger prescription pain relievers.  I will say before I start to always remember that acupuncture is a pretty powerful pain reliever. But…between appointments if you need to reach for a pain reliever, try reaching for a […]

Can Sitting Too Much Kill You?

Have you been hearing about all the research that is coming out about sitting?   We used to be a nation of doers, now we’re a nation of sitters. We are now seeing that not only do we not eat actual real food out of the garden like we did back in the good ole days, […]

Chronic Back Pain

Chronic Pain… I thought I might chime in on this subject.  I was recently reading a newsletter that had some pretty interesting quotes.  Check this out… Globally, 1 out of 10 people suffer from lower back pain.  It’s also the number 1 cause of job disability worldwide. In the US, back pain accounts for 10% […]

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