The Healthy Back Institute is a team of the most dedicated, talented, and caring people you’ll ever meet. One “piece” of what helped make each of us who we are are the books we have each read (and reading is a passion we all happen to share here!) So I decided to ask each team member to […]
Michael Brantley, a star outfielder for the Cleveland Indians, suffered back pain even before the season began. Like many others in professional sports, he apparently was — and possibly still is — trying to “play through the pain.” Meanwhile, many, many others who work in other jobs suffer back pain and similarly try to “play […]
I’ll be short and simple here… If you really want to do something, change something, achieve something, watch this. More importantly, listen to this… again and again if necessary. Because whatever it is, you can do it. And share this truth with others, too.
A highly demanding job may not always seem like a good thing, but it may give you a coveted edge over your peers. I’m not talking about climbing the corporate ladder either. Research published in the journal Neurology found that people who do challenging work enjoy better protection against memory and cognitive decline in old […]
Your spine has gentle curves that help counter the effects of gravity and help you move your body fluidly and without pain. If the natural curvatures of your spine become exaggerated, as is the case with lordosis, pain and trouble moving can result. Your lumbar spine (the area just above your buttocks) naturally has an […]
Up to 84 percent of Americans will suffer from low back pain at some point during their lives.[i] Sometimes there’s an obvious precursor to the pain, like a car accident or arthritis … but much more often, there is not. The pain is labeled “non-specific” back pain in these cases, which is another way of […]
By Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS It’s no secret that many women suffer through their monthly periods, experiencing cramps, bloating, and lower back pain, to name just a few. But a large number of them – estimated at anywhere from 30 to 90 percent – also endure the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Most women feel […]