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How to stop back pain: Live Life with quality, not in pain

How to stop back pain: Live Life with quality, not in pain

A Book by Simon Fox, Backpain Specialist

Over 70 % of people stuffer from chronic back pain at some stage during their life. Back pain is often related to muscular imbalance, poor posture and even lifestyle which can be easily avoided if dealt with correctly. Unfortunately a large percentage of these people jump onto the back pain merry go round seeing some kind of therpaist every 3-4 weeks for pain relief, but never really understanding the problem or what they need to do to help manage and overcome.

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Breathing

Breathing

Correct Breathing can help you reduce pain, prevent muscle tightness and improve cognitive functioning

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Stop Back Pain

Stop Back Pain

The first step to stopping back pain, is to turn off the pain. The way to do this is by manipulating the body’s nervous systems. The body has two nervous systems which are responsible for driving our reaction to life. 

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Weak Abs Can Cause Back Pain

Weak Abs Can Cause Back Pain

Are you working the right ab muscles to stop your back pain?  People often talk about a strong core when treating back pain, which is true you do need a strong core. But the problem is most exercises are not working the right core muscles to stop back pain. 

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Do you get pain in your abdomen

Do you get pain in your abdomen

Most people with lower back pain can’t correctly activate their abdominal muscles. This often means you end up carrying more tension and stress in your spinal muscles instead of in your abdominals. Continual incorrect neural activation of the abdominals will lead to lower back pain and muscular dysfunction.

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Stop Living with Back Pain

Stop Living with Back Pain

As a rehab. specialist, I see people in everyday life who feel that living with back pain is normal. It’s something you just put up with and there’s absolutely nothing you can do about it! If this is you, let me break this thought process. 

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Sexy Abs, Weak Back: How can that be?

Sexy Abs, Weak Back: How can that be?

Just because you have a six pack and sexy lean abdominals, it doesn’t mean you have a strong BACK. 

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Are you on the backpain merry go round?

Are you on the backpain merry go round?

So many people who suffer from back pain are on what we term, the maintenance merry go round. This is where they source treatment which gives them some level of relief from their symptom of back pain. Often however this relief will just be temporary, meaning that within days or weeks they are back for another round of treatment, and so on….

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Ankle Movement Linked to Back Pain

Ankle Movement Linked to Back Pain

When assessing and treating back pain it is essential that you assess the whole body and not just the back. 

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Stop Living With Back Pain

Stop Living With Back Pain

As a rehab. specialist, I see people, in everyday life, who feel that living with back pain is normal. They believe, it’s something you just put up with and there’s absolutely nothing you can do about it. If this is you, let me break this thought process.

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Is sitting down all day causing your back pain

Is sitting down all day causing your back pain

Sitting down for a living can cause your back pain. In face in clinical studies 4 out of 5 people who sit down for a living have dysfunctional butt muscles, increasing their risk of back pain.

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Back pain caused by incorrect breathing

Back pain caused by incorrect breathing

Do you suffer from BACK PAIN?  While treating your back pain, has your Allied Health Professional ever assessed your breathing patterns?

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Strength Training Exercises for Back Pain Relief

Strength Training Exercises for Back Pain Relief

Strength training is an essential part of any program for relief from back pain. The muscles in the back are specifically designed to support the spine and when these muscles work correctly they reduce the amount of stress being loaded into the joints. 

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