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The Best Low Back Pain Treatment (Part 2)

The Best Low Back Pain Treatment (Part 2)

Have you been told by a doctor that the only cure for your low back pain is surgery? Or maybe you have been given pain medication and told to go home and rest?  Are you trying to figure out what you can actually do to eliminate your low back pain for the long term? Then I have greatRead More…

Sciatica in 2020

Sciatica in 2020

When I graduated from Physical Therapy school 20 years ago there were 3 indisputable facts: The brain stayed the same throughout your life. The disks in your spine never healed. Nerves could not regenerate. Oh, what a difference 20 years can make.  Research has taught us: The brain can make new pathways and even repairRead More…

Low Back Pain

Low Back Pain

Dear Friends, I cannot believe that I find myself writing a blog about low back pain. The interweb is FULL of blog articles about low back pain. Some are very informative/helpful and some are just personal stories or what worked for one person. See, that is the struggle with low back pain – everyone hasRead More…

Unraveling the Complexity of Low Back Pain

Unraveling the Complexity of Low Back Pain

Viewpoint from the Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy The “Viewpoint” section in the November 2016 JOSPT written by O’Sullivan, et al, offers an overview of the current research on treatment for low back pain. The authors begin by pointing out that “exponential increases in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanning to identify these damagedRead More…

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