Category Archives: Back Pain

Do Not Toss That Turkey!!!!

In comes the food coma from Thanksgiving dinner and all that Tryptophan from the turkey. It is just so good how can you stop eating??!! After such a gluttonous meal, what do you do with the turkey bones afterward? Personally, … Continue reading

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Stress and Bad Posture

The last few years have been nothing short of stressful for everyone. I have noticed more clients with decreased ability to focus, increased pain and more significant postural issues. Excessive stress causes the body to excite the sympathetic nervous system, … Continue reading

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Dry Needling

I just finished up with a fantastic dry needling weekend course with master dry needling seminars  which really helped to expand my skill set in dry needling and improve my confidence in targeting some deeper muscles. What is dry needling … Continue reading

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Are You Ignoring Yourself?

There is no doubt about it that pain is a very uncomfortable experience. I do not know anyone who seeks out pain… well maybe I do, but that is an entirely different topic of discussion. I am sure you are … Continue reading

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Pain? Is it JUST a Feeling?

There is no doubt about it that having pain is a very emotionally uncomfortable experience. The connection between the emotions and pain is slowly gaining more awareness with people in general; however, there is still alot of mystery around the … Continue reading

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Is Your Quadrathingamajig Hurting?

You have pain that is isolating on one side of your back and when you look at the pictures online you see a muscle called the quadratus lumborum. This muscle primarily connects the bottom of your ribcage to your pelvis … Continue reading

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What is Sciatica?

Maybe it started with back pain and then your leg started hurting. It can be scary when the pain keeps getting bigger and you do not really understand why. I am going  to shed a bit of light on this … Continue reading

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Piriformis Syndrome? Butt Pain, Back Pain – What Causes What?

So your butt hurts and maybe it is even aching down your leg. It probably hurts to stand and lie down but most likely the worst position is sitting. You may be wondering if it is your butt causing your back to hurt … Continue reading

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Visceral Manipulation for Back Pain?

Ok… I bet the first thing you are wondering is “what is Visceral”. The viscera are the organs of your body such as your kidneys, liver, intestines, and lungs. Visceral manipulation is basically moving those organs around to get them … Continue reading

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Are my calves making my back hurt?

Are you on your feet a lot? The more you are on your feet does it seem like your back pain gets more aggravated. Well, your calves are likely not the cause of your back pain; however, they could be … Continue reading

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