Sciatica and Piriformis Syndrome have identical symptoms that run down the back of leg (sometimes all the way down to the foot) and can cause sharp pain, tingling, numbness and more. [Read more…] about True Sciatica VS Piriformis Syndrome
Low Back Pain Relief - Self Treatment
Learn about common low back pain conditions and self treatment technqiues.
It’s common for runners to experience lower back pain. There are several causes for this but one of the main reasons is poor Glute activation. In this video Dr. David Oliver explains this in detail. [Read more…] about Lower Back Pain From Running (Why It Happens)
As we move towards occupations that require us to sit longer and move less, back pain and other musculoskeletal pain seem to be on the rise.
In one study office workers were asked to sit for 2 hours at a computer as their discomfort level was measured throughout this time. The results showed that discomfort increased significantly over time across the entire body – but low back pain was reported to have increased the most. [Read more…] about Lower Back Pain When Sitting? Causes & Treatment Options
In our 7 safe exercises for herniated disc article we cover some of the exercises we recommend for you to try, but in this article (below) we list several herniated disc exercises to avoid, as well as some of the main activities one should not do with a herniated disc. Please note, these are applicable to a bulging disc also. [Read more…] about Herniated Disc/Bulging Disc Exercises To Avoid
While lumbar facet joint syndrome cannot be reversed, research has shown that exercise, certain lifestyle changes, and management of back pain with conservative treatment methods, including rest, ice, heat and over-the-counter medications, can help to control symptoms and improve quality of life. [Read more…] about Lumbar Facet Joint Pain – Treatment & Exercises