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Breaking the cycle of lower back pain; 5 things to look for in a body mechanic to best help you help yourself.

Breaking the cycle of lower back pain; 5 things to look for in a body mechanic to best help you help yourself. The story usually has the same beginning; It all started when… If your lower back constantly goes out or locks up, there is a mechanical reason for it. While most of us never think of the lower back that way, the problem is, we can only compare the way we feel to what we have become accustomed to. It is a fact that the way we are built often determines how we function mechanically, and we are all Read More »

Did you know your feet can make your back hurt?

Did you know your feet can make your back hurt? A study in the Medical Journal of Rhumatology1 suggests that women who walk with flat feet are 50 percent more prone to lower back pain than those who have high or normal arches. While this has been suspected for many years, and researchers such as Brian Rothbart2 have written about this with his concept of bio implosion, there is more to back pain than just flat feet, high arches and being female. Body style and asymmetry, combined with flat feet or lower arches almost guarantees you will experience lower back Read More »