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6 simple exercises to help decrease low back pain

1. Double knee to chest Lay on your back and bring both knees towards your chest until you feel a gentle stretch in the low back; hold for 30 seconds Repeat 3x www.rmspphq.com 2. Hamstring stretch Lay on your...read more


Research

Sitting at work is bad for you, but apparently standing is too

Science can be confusing sometimes. One study will claim you should do X, and then another study comes out denouncing X as the worst possible thing you can do! In time, however, research offers new information and clarifies/reconciles seemingly...read more


Therapy

10 Things You Can Do to Manage Low Back Pain

Start a regular exercise routine Aim for 30 minutes of aerobic activity 4-5 days/week Biking, walking and swimming are all great examples of exercise Work your core! The muscles that make up the core, particularly the transverse abdominis (also...read more


Sports

How hip pain limits your golf game

Congratulations to Jordan Spieth for an excellent win at the Masters, and we wish Tiger Woods a speedy recovery from his wrist injury.  Tiger’s injury reminds us that as golf season rolls around, prevention canada goose Constable Parka of...read more


Research

New study may change the way spinal stenosis is treated in the future

A recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine and discussed in the New York Times, found that patients who had a standard steroid injection for spinal stenosis did not decrease pain or improve function after six weeks...read more


Therapy

Osteoarthritis tips and exercises: Get out, be active, feel better!!!

Did you know that 50 million Americans suffer from osteoarthritis (OA)? You may think that OA only affects the elderly. And that’s true; it does, but I bet you didn’t realize that 2/3 of people with arthritis are under...read more