Monthly Archives: August 2016

How we lift in our youth has links to back pain in our mid-life

August 25th, 2016 (No Comments)

A recent study out of Finland has shown links between how we lift and how we lift in our youth has links to back pain in our mid-life.  When we are younger we don’t care as much about how we lift or what we lift because we rarely experience significant back pain. The study showed […]

Yard Work and Back Pain

August 18th, 2016 (No Comments)

Everyone loves a beautifully maintained yard, but most people don’t love the maintenance part of the beautiful yard.  Yard maintenance, especially in an Arizona summer, can be grueling work and people with back pain need to take special precautions.  Use these tips to help address yard work and back pain: Use the right tool – […]

What is Cupping?

August 16th, 2016 (No Comments)

Everyone watching the Olympics saw the large purple dots all over Michael Phelps and it started the buzz, what is cupping?  The interesting thing is that cupping is nothing new and is actually one of the oldest treatment modalities and has been used for almost 3,000 years! Like many therapeutic modalities its primary function is […]

School can be a pain in the back!

August 5th, 2016 (No Comments)

Student Back Packs may not be causing student back pain Schools are heading back into session and everyone is hitting the local stores to get their kid’s school supplies.  A recent study done out of the University of Lisbon, showed that almost 60% of children experience some form of back pain related to their school […]

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