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Sitting is slowly killing us

Sitting is slowly Killing all of us Things just aren’t what they used to be in many ways. As a culture, we used to fill our days with standing, working on crops in our fields, gathering or hunting for our food then later came standing working in factories or mills. With modern advances such as computers, television and desk jobs, many of us sit for the majority of the day and recently we have discovered some staggering statistics. The average American now sits for 9.3 hours

Physical Therapy, Exercise best for Low Back Pain

Physical Therapy, Exercise best for Low Back Pain Do you know what is best for low back pain? Go to the doctor? Take pills? Call your favorite PT? When you have lower back pain, you want to know what the best thing to do about it is, right? Research has been done and it has some good information. Conservative treatments such as physical therapy and exercises for workers’ compensation patients with chronic low back pain had better outcomes than spinal fusion

Sciatica Pain Relief stretches to do in the comfort of your Home

SCIATICA PAIN RELIEF in the comfort of your bed. Sciatica pain can ruin your day and week. The good news is that it can be taken care of with a little help. Read below and try these stretches and see if they can help. As always consult your physician or Physical Therapist first to do these as safely as possible. Sciatica is the tingling, numbness, or searing pain that shoots from your spine to your legs, following the sciatic nerve. This

5 Easy Ways to Decrease Sciatica Pain

What is Sciatica? Sciatica is a type of low back pain that can cause pain in the low back and radiate into the buttock and lower extremity. Sciatic pain is characterized by radiating leg pain down the back of the leg caused by an irritation of the sciatic nerve which travels along that same pathway. You may feel a sharp shooting pain, tightness in the muscles along the buttock and hamstrings, and/or a general ache at the low back and hip.