Balance Your Core And Reduce Back Pain

Mar 24, 2020 7:00:00 AM / by Dr. Todd Sinett posted in Causes of Back Pain, Assessments, Posture and Flexibility, Exercise and Tips, Core & Abs

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Core imbalance wreaks havoc on people of all shapes, sizes, and occupations.  The following is a synopsis of two of my patients, who had very different lifestyles:

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Are Your Emotions Causing Your Back Pain

Mar 10, 2020 7:00:00 AM / by Dr. Todd Sinett posted in Assessments, Symptoms, Exercise and Tips, Emotional & Stress

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Patients come into my office often complaining of neck and/or back pain, and many are certain there is some structural cause.  When patients take my structural, digestive, and emotional assessments, they frequently find there is no structural cause, but rather, the pain is caused by stress.   Stress causes muscles to tighten, which can cause serious back and neck pain and also can lead to poor posture.

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5 Stretches to Increase Flexibility and Relieve Back Pain

Feb 11, 2020 7:00:00 AM / by Dr. Todd Sinett posted in Posture and Flexibility, Exercise and Tips

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Previously, I explained how a Backbridge could help you relieve pain caused not only by forward hunching, but also aging, exercise (like sit-ups), and daily life stressors.  You may see your chiropractor or physical therapist a few times a month.  For a fraction of the time and cost of a chiropractor or physical therapist visit, you can use the Backbridge to get back pain relief at home, increase flexibility, and sustain back health.  I believe it is important to complement treatment from medical practitioners with regular and routine stretching to help reduce soreness and tightness, and increase flexibility.  

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Is Your Diet Causing Your Back Pain?

Jan 28, 2020 7:00:00 AM / by Dr. Todd Sinett posted in Causes of Back Pain, Assessments, Exercise and Tips, Digestive & Nutrition

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I have learned that I have to listen to patients’ structural, emotional, and digestive issues to get to the truth of back pain.  While there are thousands of studies on how nutrition impacts muscular function, very few health professionals have connected the dots from digestive function and nutrition back to back pain.  In one study published by the Asian Spine Journal in 2014, 31% of women and 24.6% of men who were suffering from back pain also suffered from gastrointestinal complaints such as abdominal pain or food intolerance.

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5 Tips to Correct Your Posture

Jan 14, 2020 7:00:00 AM / by Dr. Todd Sinett posted in Causes of Back Pain, Assessments, Posture and Flexibility, Exercise and Tips

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Who do you think has more back pain and worse posture: The farmer, who spends his day plowing a field and shoveling manure, or the office worker, who works at a desk for eight hours a day? The answer - most likely, the office worker.

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