Every person at one time or another has experienced “damn back.” Low Back injuries can sideline an athlete faster than perhaps any other injury. For many, back pain can be traced to abdominal muscles and improving core strength can perform wonders. Lower back injuries normally originate in the lumbar spine, pelvis or sacrolliac joint. (need some more infomration here)

Back Pain Relief from Ankylosing Spondylitis

Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the sacroiliac (SI) joints and the axial skeleton often having a strong genetic predisposition. Ankylosing spondylitis is a disease characterized by pain and progressive stiffness. It is part of a group of rheumatic diseases medically known as spondyloarthropathies which actually involves the vertebral joints and shares the human antigen HLA-B27.

Why You Are Having Leg Numbness

“I’m having numbness down my leg and no one seems to know why!” she barked out frustratingly over the phone.  I hear similar complains from high level athletes and desk jockeys almost on a weekly basis. 80% of the population suffers from low back pain within their lifetime and numbness or pain down the leg […]

Low Back Therapy

Low Back Therapy aims to relieve back pain. Since there is a high recurrence of low back pain, the goals of physical therapy and an exercise program are to increase strength, flexibility and function while decreasing pain. Normally, low back therapy is a continuous program to maintain the gains experienced during therapy. It can involve […]

Bulging Disc of the Low Back

Understanding a Lumbar Spine Bulging Disc It seems that most non-medical people understand more about their computers and smart phones than they know about their good old friendly back.  With that being said, it demonstrates the irony of this information gap when statistics show that 80% of us will suffer from low back pain sometime […]