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How to retrain and recondition your back

How To Protect Your Back If You Are At Risk After completing the 5 tests for risk of lower back pain Now that you have self tested, do you feel that you are at risk? Were there movements you couldn't do well? (To see the [...]

The Full Stand Test for back pain

Back Pain Test #5: The Full Stand Test Test your back by standing up from the lying position SN Health Resources | Updated Dec 14, 2020 This is the most challenging of the 5 tests (and also the most revealing) Don't be intimidated, you are [...]

The Quad Stretch Test for Back Pain

Test your quadriceps if you're suffering with back pain SN Health Resources | Updated Dec 14, 2020 Your quads are affecting your back a lot more than you realize Have you ever seen someone at the gym stretch their quads? And for how long? Very [...]

The Squat Hold Test for back pain

The Squat Hold Test for Back Pain Hold a Squat Position to know your risk for back problems SN Health Resources | Updated Dec 14, 2020 Squatting is essential for keeping your lower back stable and neutral.  It is a preventative movement, so it helps [...]

The Hip raise test for back pain

Test#3: The Hip Raise Test You should 'Hip Shift' to protect your back. Ignore it & it will become very sore SN Health Resources | Updated Dec 14, 2020 Hip shifting is a must. It's what you need to do with every step you take. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

6 Better Doctor Recommended Remedies for Back Pain

6 Improved Doctor Recommended Remedies for Lower Back Pain How You Should Use Them For Improved Relief Sherwin Nicholson |Updated May 7, 2020 Dare we improve what doctors recommend, let alone 6 ways? Yes. It's worth knowing why.  Even though there are so many recommended [...]

4 Popular Back Pain Treatments That Work

4 Popular Treatments for Lower Back Pain that Work By Sherwin Nicholson | Updated May 6, 2020 Back pain and treatment  Are you looking for options for your pain that are noninvasive and non surgical? There are some options here that can work for you. [...]

The Hamstring Stretch You Should Do Instead

How To Stretch Your Hamstrings Safely To Prevent Back Problems  Sherwin Nicholson | Updated May 6, 2020 The Pelvic Dilemma Poor Hamstrings = Poor Back If you are among the majority of people who are experiencing pain, you most likely also have tight or shortened [...]

How to relieve morning back stiffness

Help if Your Back Becomes Stiff Every Morning Sherwin Nicholson | Update May 6, 2020 What You Should Be Doing For Morning Stiffness Stiffness is not only from aging but also from the habits you have developed Two of the most common questions I get [...]