For Sore, Tight and Bad Backs

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Chronic Lower-Back Pain. Physical therapy focused on core strengthening is one of the most effective treatments.

“Lower back pain is like death and taxes; everybody gets it at some point,” says out Sean Mackey, MD, PhD, chief of the division of pain medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. About 9 in 10 of those patients recover fairly quickly, he says, but for the remainder, the pain becomes chronic and life-altering. (Try this 60-second fix for back pain.) “The severity of the original injury and how prone you are to anxiety plays a role in whether your pain will persist,” he says. Physical therapy focused on core strengthening is one of the most effective treatments.

Use a foam roller to roll away your back pain:

https://www.prevention.com/health/a20486144/top-painful-medical-conditions/

15 Anti-Aging Health Benefits of Yoga @Yoga_Journal

15 Anti-Aging Health Benefits of Yoga That Will Make You Want to Start Practicing Now
Yoga is an excellent anti-aging tool, capable of relieving symptoms and in some cases improving medical outcomes. It doesn’t matter where you’re starting from or how old you are—movement and yoga can…
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Someday there will be a gym in my practice with physical therapists and I will be prescribing exercise.

harvard strength trainingDr Nina Byrnes and Angela O’Donoghue liked

One of my favourite things is to do some exercises with patients. Basic stuff for knee or shoulder pain but it is so rewarding to have something to offer other than tablets. Someday there will be a gym in my practice with physical therapists and I will be prescribing exercise.

Sonia O’Sullivan: Daily Mile of 15 minutes should be in every school

Sonia O’Sullivan: Daily Mile of 15 minutes should be in every school

Simple 15 minute run of huge benefit to the health, fitness and wellbeing of our children

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