Spring Has Sprung – And So Has Lower Back Pain

About this time every year, we see a huge influx of patients who have come to us with lower back pain issues because as they state, “I’ve overdone it with the yard work.” Those who do yard work – like it or not – and gardening, start planning their outdoor home improvement projects purchasing flower and vegetable seeds, shrubs and trees. With all of the planning required it’s not unusual for even a seasoned gardener to forget to take appropriate steps to avoid “overdoing” it and ending up with back pain.  It is the number one complaint...

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Start Moving and Start Healing

Our bodies were made to move and within our movement we find a deeper connection to our bodies and healing. As children, most of us didn’t need to be encouraged to play on a regular basis, freely and openly, in whatever way or game we chose. A few of us may have retained or regained our ability keep active, but by the time we reach adulthood, many of us have slowed down or stopped “playing” altogether. We may have hang-ups about our bodies, fear of being judged or maybe the parts don’t move like they used to. In many cases, we may simply have...

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