Lower Back Pain With Sit Ups? (DO THIS INSTEAD)

lower back pain sit ups

We all know a strong core is essential for stability and to prevent low back injuries. With that being said many people start with the old school sit up to strengthen their abs and core and this may actually cause more low back pain. The reason for this is that you’re moving the lumbar spine…

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Prevent Herniated Discs & Sciatica While Weight Training (Squats & Deadlift)

herniated disc weights

Many people injure their low back and discs at the gym due to improper lifting technique and lifting more than they are capable of. I see this very often with two exercises: Squats and the deadlifts. These two exercises require excellent form and a strong core to protect your lower back. As I’ve said in…

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DEEP Piriformis Stretch for Sciatica Pain Relief

deep piriformis syndrome stretch

Piriformis syndrome is a condition where the piriformis muscle become tight or inflamed and compresses the sciatic nerve which runs right below it. Piriformis syndrome can also be caused from a dysfunction or misalignment of the sacroiliac joint (SI joint). When the piriformis muscle compresses the sciatic nerve it can cause sharp pain in the…

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Spinal Decompression at Home Exercises For Sciatica

spinal decompression at home

Spinal decompression therapy is an effective way to get pain relief if you’re suffering from sciatica caused by herniated discs, a disc bulge, or degenerative disc disease. Traditional forms of spinal decompression therapy include going to a chiropractor or physical therapist where you are placed on a disc decompression therapy machine. ¬†Another option is buying…

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