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About Sherwin Nicholson, Hons.B.Sc.

Sherwin is a Medical Research Scientist and Author of the Low Back Pain Program and eBook. With over 20 years of Research experience from The Toronto General Hospital and The Hospital for Sick Children, he provides sensible, effective, advice and solutions for lower back pain. His eBook has helped thousands of sufferers overcome chronic back pain through safe, targeted exercise and stretching techniques.

Standing leg raise test for back pain

Test #1: The Standing Leg Raise SN Health Resources | Updated May 9, 2020 A healthy back must have well conditioned leg, hip and abdominal muscles, without question for protection and stability. If you take care of them and keep them active, your pain will [...]

Take the 5 Minute Test for Back Pain. Are You At Risk?

Find out your risk for back pain with these 5 simple tests in under 5 minutes Determine your risk and learn the tools to protect yourself Test yourself in under 5 minutes to see if you're at risk Sherwin Nicholson | Updated May [...]

Back pain eBook support FAQs

Customer eBook/Softcover Support How you can get the most out of the exercises for a successful recovery plan. Frequently Asked Questions from Users by Sherwin Nicholson | SN Health Resources For more FAQs about the site and the program, see the General FAQ [...]

Radicular Pain. Help & Treatment

Sciatica is a very common type of radicular pain Is Your Back Pain 'Radicular'? Why knowing the difference can help you find relief. By Sherwin Nicholson | Updated May 9, 2020 Learning the symptoms of radicular pain will help you to find solutions [...]

Adaptive shortening syndrome. Help & Relief

Chronic slouching at the desk can cause painful muscle imbalances Is Your Back Pain From Adaptive Shortening Syndrome? Chances are you have it. Here is how to stop it. Sherwin Nicholson | Updated May 8, 2020 It's what will make you feel like [...]

Seeing a Specialist for Back Pain

When You Should See a Specialist For Back Pain Depending on your symptoms, you may need to consult your doctor for a specialist sooner than later by Sherwin Nicholson | Updated May 8, 2020 Getting help online is a common way of looking after your [...]

Back Pain Statistics That Affect You

The Stats On Back Pain & How They Affect You If you have any of these symptoms, there is help for it. by Sherwin Nicholson | Updated May 8, 2020 These statistics matter when it comes to your health.  They are current and unfortunately, little [...]

8 Benefits of The Low Back Program

Will your program really work for me? What makes your program any different or better Sherwin? Hi, and thank you so much for wanting to know more about me and the program! This program is about you and what you'll be able to do for [...]

10 Exercises To Relieve Back and Hip Pain

10 Exercises that Relieve Lower Back & Hip Pain Sherwin Nicholson Hons.BSc. | SN Health Resources | Updated May 7, 2020 Note:  Slide/scroll down to get to all of the essential exercises Follow these Exercises for Relief You can do them in under 1 minute [...]

Muscle Injuries & Back Pain

2 Types of Muscle Injuries That Cause Lower Back Pain By Sherwin Nicholson | SN Health Resources | Updated May 7, 2020 The 2 common injuries are strains and contusions Strains Strains occur when a muscle is pulled or extended beyond its tensile limits.  This [...]

Back Pain When Standing? How to Relieve the Pain

Does your back hurt when you stand? Here's what you can do to relieve the pain. SN Health Resources | Updated May 7, 2020 It's important to know why standing hurts.  This way, you can correct your problem once and for all. Even though there [...]

Back Pain When Sitting? Why & What To Do

Why It Hurts When You Sit & What You Should Do By Sherwin Nicholson | Updated May 7, 2020 If your back hurts when you sit, here is a solution For most of us, we must sit for many hours. And if you don't have [...]