BACK PAIN ACCOUNTING back pain back pain relief back pain remedy back pain sucks back rehab biopsychosocial causes of low back pain chronic low back pain exercises for spondy holistic back care low back low back pain low back pain relief spondylolisthesis Aug 01, 2022

You can listen to the Retrain Back Pain Podcast recording of this topic here

After reading the subject line of this article, you might be wondering, "What does accounting have to do with back pain and moving the way I love to move?!"

It's is not all about exercise do's and don'ts

Doing some...

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WHAT’S YOUR SPINE GOT TO DO WITH ACHEY HIPS? back pain femoral nerve hip hip pain hips lower back pain Jun 25, 2022

Today we're talking about achey hips. 

This topic was inspired by various Facebook back pain groups that I'm in. 

 I appreciate seeing what friends and colleagues are up to on FB/Meta, and I like to touch base with my interest groups too. 

If you visit my Retrain Back Pain...

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HOW TO MANAGE OVERWHELM IF YOU'RE IN PAIN back pain back rehab back relief back surgery lower back pain pain spondy spondylolisthesis stenosis May 07, 2022

If you've got back pain, OVERWHELM can be a significant barrier to your recovery.

M.V.A. is your ticket to ride.

I’ll explain what M.V.A. stands for in a sec, right after I tell you about Bob.

 

I recently saw Bob, who is eighty-six.

I'm always impressed by Bob; he’s active,...

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HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOU'RE INFLAMED? antiinflammatory back pain backfitpro chronic low back pain chronic pain ddd degenerative disc disease inflammation low back pain nutrition spondy spondylolisthesis therapy balls tune up fitness Mar 12, 2022

I was recently speaking with one of my 1:1 clients about inflammation when she stopped me mid-sentence to insist that she definitely doesn't have inflammation because when she "gets a cut, it heals quickly".

SO NOT SO!

Inflammation is actually referred to as The Silent Killer...

Inflammation...

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HOW TO STOP YOUR BACK FROM HURTING back pain back pain relief ddd low back pain sijd spondy spondylolisthesis stenosis Mar 02, 2022

How can you stop your back from hurting if you can’t stop hurting your back?

 

The number one way to stop your back from hurting is to stop hurting your back.

I don't mean to sound smug, but you know, sometimes the simplest things can have really profound effects

I catch many...

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DOES POSTURE MATTER? anterolisthesis back pain back pain relief ergonomics low back pain retrolisthesis sitting sitting posture spinal fusion spine spondy spondylitis spondylolisthesis wfh Jan 28, 2022

Reprinted, with permission, from my Australian colleague, Dr. Andrew Locke.

Dr. Andrew's response to the question "Does posture matter?" was intended for the professionals spewing nonsense all over social media on this topic.

Instead of re-writing the whole shebang, I've just added a few [notes...

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BACK PAIN RELIEF: ANNUAL REFLECTION PRACTICE 2022 back pain back pain relief back rehab new years resolutions spondy spondylolisthesis Dec 27, 2021

Timecheck: We are in the final days of 2021 and we are two and a half years into this pandemic. For many, back pain is getting worse and back pain relief is hard to come by.

I chose the elephant for this week's image because unspoken health issues that need more attention are like the elephant in...

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SPINAL DECOMPRESSION: PART 1 back pain back pain exercises back pain relief back rehab backfit pro ddd degenerative disc disease herniated disc low back pain retrain back pain slipped disc spinal fusion spinal traction spondy spondylolisthesis stenosis traction Nov 23, 2021

Did you know that gravity causes your spine to compress by about fifteen percent during the day?

Did you also know that sitting is notably more compressive for your vertebral column than standing or reclining?

This is generally good to know, but what can you do about it??

Besides...

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LIMBIC LOVE REDUCES BACK PAIN back pain back pain relief back rehab chronic back pain degenerative disc disease herniated disc low back pain low back pain relief retrain back pain spinal fusion spinal surgery spondy spondylitis spondylolisthesis stenosis Nov 07, 2021

Have you ever had an ache or a pain that wouldn't go away? Or when it does, it seems to reappear in a different part of the body? Sometimes it hops from one side of the body to the other.

One of the issues I see with current back pain treatment is that it's largely "mechanistic", going after the...

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SPINAL DECOMPRESSION, PART 2 back pain back pain exercises back pain relief back rehab back stretches back traction degenerative disc disease low back pain low back pain relief modic changes spinal fusion spondy spondylolisthesis stenosis Nov 01, 2021

My friend and colleague, Dr. Jerome Fryer, in British Columbia has conducted a pilot study on loading and unloading the spine using a seated spinal decompression technique. He has graciously given me permission to reprint (and reword) one of his recent blog articles, relating to his...

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UNSTUCK YOUR MINDSET back pain back pain relief back rehab backfit pro backpain herniated disc injury management low back pain retrain back pain spondy spondylolisthesis stenosis therapy balls tune up fitness yoga for back pain yoga tune up Oct 17, 2021

There's lots to be grateful for having gotten this far in a well-lived life!

Besides irreplaceable experiences and new friendships, many of the adventures, travels and sports you've enjoyed over the years may have also resulted in a few injuries. Am I right?

If you feel like you’re in a...

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TOP TEN REASONS TO RETREAT WITH ME back management back pain back pain relief back stretches core exercises for back pain costa rica fitness retreat pura vida retreat2022 yoga retreat Oct 07, 2021

I'm really excited for this incredible event, which also happens to be my only in-person teaching gig for the foreseeable future.

Our retreat is all set for February 3rd to 8th!

My husband, Henry, will be joining us, the first couple of rezziees have rolled in (and gotten free airfare!) and I've...

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