Tag: active scars

Abdominal scars from surgery resulting in chronic back problems. We can help.

Abdominal scars from surgery result in chronic back problems. We can help. According to the March of Dimes, the C-section rate in the U.S. is at 32.1%. According to iData research, there were over 1 million hernia repair surgeries performed in the U.S.A. in 2020. In 2019, it was reported that there were a reported 140,000 yearly Tummy Tuck, A.K.A. abdominoplasty surgeries performed yearly according to Summit health. Many of these patients later developed or had worsening problems with their neck, shoulders, lower back, knees, and hips.   Is there a connection? The growing problem of active scars. What is an Read More »

Pelvic floor dysfunction and back pain.

Pelvic floor dysfunction and back pain. Both women and men can develop back pain resulting from pelvic floor dysfunction. While it is common to find exercises based on Pilates and other methods for the pelvic floor, identifying the cause of the dysfunction may be the only way to improve the condition. Common causes of pelvic floor dysfunction include Childbearing asymmetrical gait Previous lower back injuries C section or other abdominal scars There are a growing number of therapists who have been trained in pelvic floor therapy and nonsurgical myofascial release to improve pelvic floor function. Many will also include pelvic Read More »

Sciatic pain caused by an old abdominal scar from years ago.

Sciatic pain caused by an old abdominal scar from years ago. She said that over the past couple of years, her leg pain which began on one side was now in both legs Getting out of a chair was painful and difficult. She was now experiencing knee pain as well and thought the stiffness in her upper body and neck was a normal part of aging, since it developed over many years. Her medical doctors suggested the sciatic pain problem was due to spinal stenosis after reading her MRI report. Spinal stenosis is a condition that will reduce  the space Read More »