VIDEO: HERNIATED DISC 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 Aug 16, 2019

A herniated disc occurs when the outer portion of a spinal disc breaks down and the inner portion leaks out. The inner portion of the disc that extrudes can then irritate or compress nearby nerves, causing radiating pain.

Thank you to www.spine-health.com for this video ...

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START HERE: SELF-ASSESSMENT QUESTIONS back 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 Jun 13, 2019

RETRAIN BACK PAIN® SELF-ASSESSMENT

Smart self-inquiry is key for identifying why your back hurts. The following questions may serve to identify helpful behavior modifications and possible treatment options.

1. Does the pain change in intensity?

  • If you wake up in pain or it worsens throughout...
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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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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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BREATHING MATTERS back pain back pain exercises back pain relief back rehab back stretches backfit breath breathing low back pain relief lower back pain retrain back pain stretching for lower back pain therapy balls tune up fitness Oct 31, 2017

Breathing matters more than everything else when addressing chronic pain. If we don't breathe, we die. But what if we breathe too much or too little? Then what happens? A lot of very significant things happen because every single one of your bodily functions is tied in to breathing.

Without...

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BANISHING BACK PAIN YOGA TUNE UP FITNESS® STYLE 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 Jul 28, 2017

“Low back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide”[1]

Back pain affects 8 out of 10 people at some point in their lives [2], and on average health care expenditures for individuals with back pain have been estimated to be about 60% higher than those without.[3]...

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THE PERILS OF FORWARD HEAD POSTURE 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 Mar 04, 2017

Did you know that your head weighs 10-12 pounds or about the same as a bowling ball?

“For every inch of forward head posture, it can increase the weight of the head on the spine by an additional 10 pounds.” ~Kapandji, Physiology of Joints, Volume 3.

Forward Head Posture ...

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10 SOLUTIONS TO SLEEPLESSNESS back pain back pain exercises back pain relief back rehab back stretches causes of low back pain low back pain low back pain relief lower back pain retrain back pain sleep stretching for lower back pain traction Mar 04, 2017

Sleep is the salve that allows our mind and body to rest, regenerate, heal and grow. Lack of sleep has been linked to deleterious effects later in life: heart disease, cancer, depression and obesity among other things.

This may not be rocket science, but the way to get more sleep is to identify...

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PAIN, YOU'RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME! 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 Feb 04, 2016

Despite the heroic title of this blog, for the better part of two years pain was the boss of me. I hurt in multiple places and as a movement professional it was embarrassing. I kept saying to myself: “I’m a professional, how can I hurt so badly?” Or “I can figure this...

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