TPI video on the golf swing and lower back pain

https://www.facebook.com/mytpi/videos/10153478955962833/

A great look at Rickie Fowler and some changes that he made to his golf swing to help minimize the stress on his lower back and ease his lower back pain. The video is a little technical but the nice part is that it illustrates some mechanical reasons for lower back pain in golfers and how improper positions in the golf swing can load and place abnormal stress on the spine. I would ask you to consider me as a ...

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We sit for how long?

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Dr. Perry can’t say it any better, we sit waaaaayyyyyy too long during our average workday.  The following stats are taken from www.juststand.org

  • Excessive sitting impacts our body’s metabolic system: “Today, our bodies are breaking down from obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, depression and the cascade of health ills and everyday malaise that come from what scientists have named
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Back Pain and Posture

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Low back pain (LBP) is one of the most common ailments that chiropractors treat. That’s probably because MOST of us will suffer from low back pain that requires outside help at some point in our lives! Posture has long been studied as a potential cause of low back pain, and this month’s topic will take a closer look at some ...

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My Weekly Health Update

Weekly Health Update

 
Courtesy of:
Jonathan Buncke, D.C.

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“Work and struggle and never accept an evil that you can change.”
~ Andre Gide
Mental Attitude: Be Right or Be Happy? 
There’s an old saying, “Would you rather be right or be happy?” In ...
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DAILY HEALTH UPDATE

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Mental Attitude: Autistic Children with Better Motor Skills are Better at Socializing. Researchers have found that autistic children with better motor skills are more adept at socializing and communicating. This study adds to the growing evidence of a link between autism and motor skill deficits. Teaching autistic children to improve their motor skills at an early age may also improve their social skills. Because autism spectrum disorder is a disability that impacts social skills so ...

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For all the gym rats out there

Just something that I found while cruising the net this morning, exercises that should replace some of the “old time favorites” at the gym.  If many of you have followed me for sometime now you already know that I HATE CRUNCHES!!!!!!!!!

 

www.thepostgame.com/blog/list/201303/6-worthless-exercises-you-probably-do#1

Overrated: Crunches

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How many times to I have to tell you…

to stop doing crunches!  Your basic abdominal crunch will over time destroy your lower back.  For people with lower back pain abdominal exercise certainly helps but stay away from crunches, not only does it increase the pressure in the disc’s of your spine by about 600% but they also will lead to the wrong muscles being strengthened and weaken the soft tissues of the spine through repetitive motion.  You need to start to strengthen the extensor muscles of the spine.  Here is ...

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Professing my love for a certain “Swiss Miss”

Anyone who has been to my office knows that I have a love affair with the “Swiss ball” or as she is sometimes called the “Exercise ball,” but whatever you call her she is fantastic for rehabilitation and exercise.   My goal with exercise and rehabilitation is to have patients participate in “active care and functional restoration.”   Why is this important?  Because “Active Care: care in which the ...

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