Back Pain

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Low back pain can come from a wide variety of places, including muscle strains and overuse, poor posture, poor sitting or sleeping surfaces, compensation for weakness or stiffness, spinal stenosis, arthritis, and disk degeneration or herniation. Oftentimes it’s some combination of all of the above.
This article explains the importance of mobilizing the thoracic spine and how to do so using a foam roller.
The following exercises focus on releasing muscles in problem areas that may cause lower back pain.
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David Reavy explains the importance of stretching to ease the pain of sciatica in this article from Prevention.
Let’s face it, perfect posture eludes most of us, which causes all sorts of aches and pains. Unless you’re one of the lucky few who gets to travel first class, the cramped seats of coach are not your body’s friend.The seats typically do not have the proper support for your lumbar (low back) or cervical spine (neck), which further promotes poor posture.
Traveling for prolonged periods of time often leaves you feeling stiff and sore, but there are steps you can take to
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