SCAR DESENSITIZATION scar scartherapy therollmodel Jan 09, 2019

In this video, I demonstrate how to desensitize scars and reestablish the neural pathways to the affected area.

SCAR DESENSITIZATION

How to desensitize your scars

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SIDE SQUATS back exercises back pain back pain exercises back rehab core exercise core strength hip exercises hip strength low back pain mcgill big 3 retrain back pain squat Jan 09, 2019

Side Planks are quite popular as a core exercise but may create lateral facet shear if the person performing it has a hypermobile lumbar spine (like me).

An alternative to the popular side plank is Dr. Stuart McGill's Side Squats. This exercise mimicks a squat, but changes your relationship...

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#HINGECRINGE back pain back rehabilitation backbend danurasana retrain back pain spinal hinge yoga Jan 08, 2019

#hingecringe

Look around Instagram, it’s full of lithe bodies in exotic locations doing extraordinary things with their bodies.

In this photo (google image: “free to use and share”), our model is not back-bending as much as she is hinge-ing in one place. That same place...

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CAN YOU BE TOO FLEXIBLE? back pain disc herniation flexibility flexible spine spondylolisthesis yoga yoga anatomy Dec 08, 2018

What you're looking at is an x-ray of an individual in an extreme pose of spinal extension. I don't know the individual or their medical history.

It begs the question: Can you be too flexible? Let's see...

Contortionists, gymnasts, dancers, yogis, all of these athletes excel at their sport...

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CAN DISC HERNIATIONS HEAL? back pain disc herniation extrusion low back pain retrain back pain Sep 09, 2018

HERNIATED DISC

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It is high time to retrain the misinformation pipe line regarding back pain! Today let’s look at hermiations

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Disc herniations are common

Despite imaging results, disc herniations are often found in asymptomatic individuals

This may not be a consolation if...

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RETRAIN BACK PAIN® VIDEO WARRIOR ONE RE-DO acl aclr back pain relief back rehab backfitpro knee rehab low back exercises low back pain relief pilates for back pain therapy balls tune up fitness virabadrasana warrior 1 warrior one yoga yoga asana yoga for back pain Feb 04, 2018

Virabhadrasana One can tweak the sacroiliac joint, hip, knee and/or ankle. Try these simple adjustments to create dynamic strength.

RETRAIN BACK PAIN® WARRIOR ONE RE-DO

W1 can tweak the sacroiliac joint, hip, knee and/or ankle. Try these simple adjustments to create dynamic...

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A SELF-STUDY IN CATASTROPHIZING back pain back pain exercises back pain relief back rehab back stretches back traction causes of low back pain low back pain low back pain relief lower back pain retrain back pain stretching for lower back pain Jan 31, 2018

A testament to the importance and the impressive power that the humanistic component of clinical practice has in the treatment of acute and chronic pain.

Let's be clear: Catastrophizing is not a word.

That doesn't stop us from doing it. We all catastrophize when we experience pain or fear.

Even...

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LOOK MA, NO ACL! acl acl rehab aclr back pain backfitpro knee rehab kneehab meniscus retrain back pain spinal surgery surgery therapy balls tune up fitness yoga tune up Jan 30, 2018

I didn't know that regular people could actively thrive for 30+ years without an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Professional athletes with kickass professional therapy support, yes, but normal people?

Three decades ago, my orthopedists were clear that I would not be able to live an active,...

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DOES PHYSICAL THERAPY WORK? back pain back pain exercises back pain relief back rehab back stretches back traction causes of low back pain low back pain low back pain relief lower back pain retrain back pain stretching for lower back pain Jan 09, 2018

If your physical therapy isn't helping, try a different physical therapist (or 3 or 4) before you give up. Just like the teachers you had in school, some are better than others and each has their specialty.

For example, let's say you've been experiencing sacroiliac joint discomfort. Consider...

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FEELING BETTER VS. GETTING BETTER back pain back pain exercises back pain relief back rehab back stretches backfitpro causes of low back pain low back pain low back pain relief lower back pain retrain back pain stretching for lower back pain Jan 03, 2018

"Feeling better" is nice but it may be an illusion, indicating just a temporary improvement.

"Getting better" means:

  1. You understand what aggravates symptoms

  2. You understand what helps

  3. You are an active participant in your recovery and rehabilitation

  4. You move more frequently with greater...

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10 MIND GAMES WRECKING YOUR RECOVERY (& HOW TO OVERRIDE THEM) back pain back pain exercises back pain relief back rehab back stretches low back pain relief lower back pain retrain back pain stretching for lower back pain therapy balls tune up fitness yoga tune up Dec 30, 2017

Change requires action. Most of us have become experts at psyching ourselves out yet we hardly even realize when or how it’s happening.

Following is a partial list of various mental states that lead to paralysis, inaction and delayed healing:

1. THE COMPLAINING GAME - Complaining is so much...

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HYDRATE YOUR SPINE hydrate your spine lower back pain nutrition for back pain retrain back pain spine spine movement spondy spondylolisthesis Dec 20, 2017

You probably know you should drink more water but maybe you don't remember exactly why.

Hearing that "your life depends on it" is just vague enough for most of us to be able to ignore it.

So allow me to remind you of some of the relevant ways in which water is the elixir of life and how it is...

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