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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 ┬áto shed a bit of light on this … 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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Oh! My Aching Shoulder… My Achey Back

The shoulder is an entirely separate joint and unrelated to anything going on in the low back right? Well, I personally do not believe that. As a physical therapist treating body aches and pains for for almost 20 years I … Continue reading

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Hamstrings Cause Back Pain?

Did you know that your hamstring muscle could be contributing to your back pain? With it being so commonplace to sit for long periods of time tight hamstrings can be a common occurrence. If you are not aware of the … Continue reading

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Muscle Spasms? Magnesium Take Me Away!

Have you heard about how effective magnesium is in resolving muscle spasms? If you are suffering from back pain and you do not know about magnesium then it will be life saver for you! It has helped nearly every person … Continue reading

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