The third and final part of the series on improving your spinal health focuses on the myriad of activities you do every day from the most basic of getting out bed to the more strenuous vacuuming. You may not have given much thought about how you carry out these activities and … [Read more...] about Being “Back Smart” with Everyday Activities – Part 3
In Part 2 of this 3-part series we’ll explain the importance of how to improve your “core” strength and strength and flexibility of your hips. I would like to recognize the work of Dr. Stuart McGill of the University of Waterloo, Canada, who has been studying the spine as it … [Read more...] about Your Spinal Health – Part 2
A common question a patient will ask after a bout of low back pain is “What exercises are recommended to prevent further occurrences?” Many ask if Yoga or Pilates would be helpful to increase their flexibility and strengthen their “core.” The answer, first and foremost before … [Read more...] about Your spinal health: What now after a bout of low back pain?