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  • According to the American College of Sports Medicine, or ACSM, the average American adult should perform at least 150 minutes (2 hours, 30 minutes) of moderate-intensity exercise each week. This 10-minute stretching workout can hep you develop the habit.

  • Back pain is one of the most significant health care issues in North America. The following are examples of neutral spine exercises (horizontal and vertical) that are effective for strengthening the back and core, therefore helping to prevent back injury.

  • For a person who works all day, maybe you do at the 9-5 desk job and in the evenings, you want to garden. Maybe it's the weekend and you need to do laundry. Whatever your activity of daily living is, you'll want to take a special interest in preventing back injuries. Here's what you need to know.

  • 4 Everyday Exercises with Dr. Mike Bracko
    February 9, 2018 | Articles

    Dr. Mike Bracko is back again. "When I give a presentation, I always tell my clients when we train our cores, we want to keep our spine as neutral as possible, which means — not doing sit-ups or curls. Instead, you’ll want to start with a front plank." Read as Bracko breaks down four simple exercises you can do every day to prevent back burn when core training.

  • Quick & Easy Yoga Poses for Back Pain Relief
    January 26, 2018 | Articles

    Are you ready to try some quick yoga for back pain? These easy yoga poses can help you to have better mornings, give you much needed pain relief while adding some mental clarity to your day.

  • Growing up, do you remember hearing from your family, friends, or physical education teacher to always stretch before you do any strenuous activity or workout? Working out can already be a chore in itself for some, so adding another activity can be a difficult task to initiate. But could your lack of movement contribute to your back pain symptoms?

  • Most people in the fitness industry assume that if your back is stronger, you are at a decreased risk for injury. Generally speaking, that’s true but it all depends upon how you take care of your back and overall health. Dr. Mike Bracko examines the importance of back injury prevention for core training.

  • Have you ever thought about hiring a personal trainer? If so, you’re in good company. More and more of us are going for the personal approach when it comes to our health and fitness. One-to-one training can be the best way to get motivated if you live with a back pain condition. But what should you look for in a personal trainer?

  • How To Prevent Your Back from Exploding
    December 7, 2017 | Videos

    Dr. Mark Kubert, a certified chiropractor, discusses which core exercises you should avoid to prevent disc injury in the lumbar spine.

  • Relief: Upper Back & Neck Pain Stretches
    December 7, 2017 | Videos

    Nichole Kellerman Wurth, an online vlogger demonstrates simple stretches for instant relief if you experience upper neck or back pain.