Why Frustrating Low Back Or Leg Pain Makes You Feel Old and Embarrassed… Forcing You To Use The Golf Cart

Golf cart because of low back or leg pain

To cart or not to cart? That is the golf question. Or choice?  If you have ever found yourself considering this question because of low back or leg pain, then you maybe experiencing a condition where the golf cart may feel better temporarily. This may make your problem worse in the long run of you…

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Why Frustrating Postnatal Back Pain Can Get In The Way Of Taking Care Of Your Family

Postnatal back pain

As a busy mother, nothing can be more frustrating than aches and pains that of postnatal back pain that slows you down.  Lifting your kids into a crib or car seat, pushing a stroller, chasing your kids through the store when they try running away, or carrying a heavy diaper bag all puts extra strain…

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Why You Shouldn’t Let Bulging Disc at L4-L5 and S1 On Your MRI Scare You? – What You Can Do Instead Of Taking Painkillers and Avoid Risky Surgery!

Bulging Disc on MRI

This week I wanted to answer a common question we get asked quite regularly by our clients at Level4 Physio-Wellness-Performance: “Dr. Andalon, my name is Casey, I’m 41 and I was recently diagnosed by my primary doctor with having L4-L5 and L5-S1 bulging discs following an MRI scan.  I’ve now suffered with chronic back pain, stiffness…

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Why Traveling With Back Pain Is The Worst For You… And What You Can Do To Avoid It!

Traveling with back pain

If 80% of the American population experience back pain at some point in their life, how many do you think are traveling with back pain? Americans travel a lot each year. Nearly 45% of all Americans step on to planes each year to prepare for either business, pleasure, or non-leisure travel. That breaks out to…

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I Hurt My Back and Was Told ”Go Do Pilates!”… But I’m Not Sure Why?

Pilates was invented in the early 20th century as a method of body rehabilitation, (which now is like for the person that says..”I hurt my back” ) and for strengthening World War I soldiers.  This method was started by Joseph Pilates, but it took off as a mainstream exercise when ballet dancers started using it…

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Why These 6 Simple Yoga Poses Can Help Eliminate Annoying Low Back Pain and Stiffness

6 Simple Yoga Poses for Low Back Pain

Have you ever thought about you could implement yoga into your daily life?  Do you want to know some simple yoga poses that you can do to help eliminate annoying low back pain and stiffness?  Then you need to read on… If you are anything like me, your life probably sounds something like this. Your…

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Why These 5 Easy Tips Help Avoid Low Back Pain And Keep You From Feeling Like The Left-Out Grandparent

Grandchild - Grandparent Enjoying The Beach

Your grandchildren are simultaneously your greatest joy and greatest sorrow. I often hear “I have low back pain… what should I do?” Or “how do I fix a lower back strain?” Or even, “What can I do to avoid low back pain in the future?”  When I ask what happened to cause this pain, many…

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Why These Are The 7 Best Core Exercises (You’re NOT Doing)…

Why These Are The 7 Best Core Exercises (You’re NOT Doing)… What Are The Best Core Exercises? … to Strengthen Your Back, Prevent Lower Back Pain and Keep a Healthy and Happy Spine for Life If you have lower back pain, you are not alone. About 80 percent of adults experience low back pain at…

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Why Poor Sleeping Habits Lead to Alzheimer’s or Dementia…

Improving Poor Sleep Habits

We all know how important it is to get a good night’s sleep, but we usually think short term about how we might feel the next day, how it may affect our ability to exercise, or what it can do to your mood…but did you know that poor sleep habits are linked to an increased…

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Why These 3 Addictive Benefits of Running… Can Keep You From Enjoying It.

Runner

With New Year’s now behind us, some people are in the groove to keeping commitments to their resolutions. Some people have included lifting weights while others give a go at running. Did you know that running can be addictive?  There were estimations of nearly 65 million runners took to the trails, streets and treadmills in…

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