If you’ve been staying at home because of the pandemic, do you find yourself being more active or less? Either way, you may be putting yourself at risk of hurting your back. Here are some prevention and treatment tips from physical therapist Jason Adour.
Two days of nagging back pain can take its toll. It makes me want to lie around and do nothing! I know that just the opposite is probably what’s going to make it feel better. Here are two movements that might help do the trick.
Did you know that when your back hurts, it’s trying to tell you something? Learn to understand the language of your spine and maybe your days of dealing with back pain will come to an end
Bending over at the waist is a hip hinge. Do it wrong and you could hurt your back. We’ve got some demos that show you how to practice doing it the right way.
Shoveling snow can put you at risk if you don’t do it properly — from injuring your back causing a heart attack. Make sure to read this important advice.
When you’ve got a kink in your back, try out these moves on the foam roller. Don’t have a roller? Don’t worry. We also show you how to use a towel.
Could your child’s backpack cause back problems down the road? How much it weighs and how it’s worn can certainly have an impact. Some advice from an expert.
There’s a right and a wrong way to pick things up without hurting your back. We have some lessons from two pros — a personal trainer and a toddler.