Sarcopenia (Muscle Loss Due to Aging)

What is Sarcopenia From the time you are born to around the time you turn 30, your muscles grow larger and stronger. But at some point in your 30s, you start to lose muscle mass and function. The cause is age-related sarcopenia or sarcopenia with aging. In other word, Sarcopenia is the loss of muscle […]

4 Mistakes with Sciatica Pain

What is sciatica? Sciatica is a general name given to any pain that is caused by irritation or compression of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the body. It runs from the back of the pelvis, through the buttocks, and travels along the back of both legs, ending at your […]

Best Core Exercises for Lower Back Pain (Chronic Lower Back Pain)

Lower back pain is a major health issue in Western countries and is associated with increasing medical expenditure, work absence, and is the most common musculoskeletal condition. Core stabilization exercises can be effective in reducing lower back pain (Read more). A reduction in core strength can lead to lumbar instability (Read more), and lumbar instability […]

Sciatica pain relief in 5min

Sciatica pain relief in 5min

How to treat sciatica? Most cases of acute sciatica will pass without the need for treatment. You can follow this home self-help advice and usually help relieve the symptoms. However, for persistent sciatica, we suggest you may be advised to try a structured exercise program under the supervision of your Physical Therapist. The cause of sciatica The […]

Annular Tear L4L5 L5S1 Disc Bulges treatment

Annular Tear L4L5 L5S1 Disc Bulges treatment

Your Spinal column has 33 vertebrae and the top three-quarters of which are separated by discs. These discs, 23 in all, serve to cushion and protect the vertebrae; they absorb shock and help to keep weight in the back evenly distributed. The inside of the disc, the nucleus, is made of a soft, gelatinous fluid, […]

5 Steps to improve chronic lower back pain

5 Steps to improve chronic lower back pain

If you’ve been sidelined by a sore back, you’re not alone. Four out of five people experience back pain at some point, making it the second most common reason for visiting the physical therapist. Although determining the cause of back pain can be complicated, there are many different actions you can take to help improve lower […]

Thoracic Spine Mobility Exercises

Thoracic Spine Mobility Exercises

In this video I share with you a series of exercises for improving your thoracic spine mobility. Research has been shown reduced thoracic mobility in individuals who spend more than 7 hours/day sitting and active less than150 min/week of physical activity. In addition, Thoracic kyphosis may not be an important contributor to the development of […]

Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis rehabilitation exercises

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Does disc bulges heal and how long does it takes?

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