Category Archives: low back

99 Problems But a Vision Ain’t One

I am listening to some Jay-Z on the Logan Express shuttle form the airport back home after an AWESOME 1 day personal training summit titled “Success Driven 2010: The Ultimate Personal Training Seminar” in Dallas, TX. The career school ATI put the shin dig on and I tell ya they did it right! Top notch […]
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Advil for Back Pain, Tennis Elbow or a Rotator Cuff Injury?

I had a parent of one of the young athletes I see ask if I recommended that her daughter take Advil to help with the pain and inflammation from a strained muscle. My first response was; that as a personal trainer and massage therapist, I am not licensed to make such recommendations second; the injury […]
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Try This Strtetch! Flexibility is crucial component of a balanced exercise program…

Happy Tuesday! We get a day or two off from Red Sox games to get some sleep. I need it. Then the Rays! The handled us in the summer, but the falls is a different game…I think the Sox will prevail in 6. Watch this 2 minute video and practice this stretch. It is a […]
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Try This Strtetch! Flexibility is crucial component of a balanced exercise program…

Happy Tuesday! We get a day or two off from Red Sox games to get some sleep. I need it. Then the Rays! The handled us in the summer, but the falls is a different game…I think the Sox will prevail in 6. Watch this 2 minute video and practice this stretch. It is a […]
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Healthy Low back and Spine (a lost entry that I entered last week that never made it up)

The Truth About Spinal Stabilization There has been on-going controversy about spinal stabilization for the last 9 years or so. Some claim that drawing the belly button towards the spine (drawing-in) is the best and others say that bracing, or tightening up like you are about to be punched is the way. There are fanatics […]
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