Free Back Fitness Assessment


  Do you have back pain or feel back fatigue at the end of the day; or have you ever wondered how your back strength compares to other people your age and weight? We are offering Free Back Fitness Assessments on December 18th that can help you find out what might be causing your pain and discomfort and [...]

Free Back Fitness Assessment2019-12-03T10:55:11-07:00

Diet can reduce back pain


As they say, "You are what you eat!"  What we eat can help us meet many health and fitness goals.  So you might think your diet can reduce back pain,and you would be right.  Check out these diet tips to help reduce back pain. Stay hydrated - The discs in your spine are primarily made [...]

Diet can reduce back pain2018-07-20T06:42:11-07:00

Types of Pain You Shouldn’t Ignore


Everybody experiences pain at one time or another and we will often ignore it.  But there are certain types of pain you shouldn't ignore. Chest pain  Heart attack pain can feel like pressure in the center of your chest, which may spread to the jaw, neck and arm. Other possible heart attack signs include pain [...]

Types of Pain You Shouldn’t Ignore2017-11-09T22:03:24-07:00

Difference between a strain, sprain, or tear


Most people don't know what the difference is between a strain, sprain, or tear of a muscle.  But as a provider these are very important delineations in how we approach the care of an injury. So what is the difference? A sprain is a ligament injury. A ligament is fibrous connective tissue that connect bones [...]

Difference between a strain, sprain, or tear2017-10-19T21:23:04-07:00

Are Back Braces Bad For You?


The most common injury in the work place was a back injury.  Back Braces were the big "safety" feature in the late 1990's and early 2000's in helping protect workers backs when lifting objects.  The problem arose when people would wear back braces for any lifting activities and gradually their abdominal core muscles became weaker [...]

Are Back Braces Bad For You?2017-08-10T21:48:44-07:00

Better Night Sleep with Back Pain


One of the biggest challenges for people with back pain is getting a good night sleep.  Getting a better night sleep with back pain isn't impossible if you do a few things.  Follow these tips to a better night sleep. Check your mattress - If your mattress is over 10 years old you will want to [...]

Better Night Sleep with Back Pain2017-07-21T10:02:20-07:00

How to treat back pain


A recent article published on Harvard Health Publications cites how the approach to treat back pain has changed since the 1980's.  Up until the 1980's bed rest was the most prevelant way to treat back pain.  By the early 1990's, use of anti-inflammatory medication and light activity where commonly prescribed.  Recent studies now state that [...]

How to treat back pain2017-07-07T10:59:18-07:00

Steroid Injections and Back Pain


Chronic lower back pain affects millions of Americans. Many try steroid injections to ease their discomfort, but researchers now say this remedy provides only short-term relief. A study performed in France recently found that people that had steroid injections to relieve back pain had no long term effects.  They found that a single injection had [...]

Steroid Injections and Back Pain2017-03-21T08:21:41-07:00

10 tips to reduce stress


Reducing stress in your life helps with your overall well-being and helps reduce pain. When we are stressed the body is at a continuous state of fight or flight through the release of cortisol which can inhibit our mind from returning to a state of calm.   Here are 10 tips to reduce stress that [...]

10 tips to reduce stress2017-02-24T10:49:58-07:00