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Why Do I Have Low Back Pain AGAIN?

Why Do I Have Low Back Pain AGAIN?

As sure as there is rain in the Pacific Northwest – once you’ve had an attack of low back pain, it’s bound to happen again! …But, why? I believe there is one main reason for this – and it should make you happy! …Are you ready? It’s your own fault. Don’t misunderstand me – I don’t mean to be insensitive.Continue Reading »

Should I Stretch My Low Back Pain?

Should I Stretch My Low Back Pain?

Do you wake up with an achy, stiff low back in the morning? Or maybe you find that your back tightens up after you haven sitting or standing for a long period of time? You find yourself asking – should I be doing stretches for my low back pain? The quick answer is – YES! Movement IsContinue Reading »

Do You Have A Buzzard Neck?

Do You Have A Buzzard Neck?

Seriously. Do you feel like your head is sitting too far in front of your shoulders? Of maybe you feel like your neck muscles are constantly getting tired from trying to hold your head on straight. We here at Physical Therapy for everyBODY call that – Buzzard Neck. Can you see it? The rounded shoulders and theContinue Reading »

Are Inversion Tables Good or Bad?

Are Inversion Tables Good or Bad?

Are Inversion Tables Good or Bad? Recently a friend called me up and asked me:“Amy, what do you think of inversion tables? I am thinking of getting one to help with my low back pain but I wanted to get your opinion first”To which I stated the only response I ever give in this situation, whichContinue Reading »

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 greatContinue Reading »

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 repairContinue Reading »

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 hasContinue Reading »

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