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  • Stretching your back first thing in the morning can help decrease the amount of pain you have to manage throughout the day.

  • University of Maryland School of Medicine researchers concluded that yoga may benefit people with chronic back pain. Try these five expert chosen poses to ease your back pain.

  • The Best Running Shoes for Back Pain
    April 25, 2018 | Articles

    When choosing the best running shoe for back pain for men and women, consider investing in the right athletic for your foot type, no matter the price. The cost of a more expensive running shoes is worth saving the co-pay on a doctor or chiropractic visit if the wrong shoes create new back pain or irritate your existing back pain.

  • 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.