When Should You See a Specialist?

When You Should See a Specialist For Back Pain by Sherwin Nicholson | SN Health Resources Depending on your symptoms, you may need to consult your doctor for a specialist sooner than later Please consult with your family physician if you have the following symptoms: A sharp, stabbing or severe pain in any region of the spine from head to buttocks.  Symptoms are most common in the lumbar [...]

Why trust this program?

Can I trust that your program will work for me? By Sherwin Nicholson | SN Health Resources What makes your program different or better? Trust is the most important factor for a consumer.  You can't commit unless there is trust. Trust also becomes more difficult to (re)establish if it has been compromised before (perhaps by a previous source of help that didn't work).  Rightfully, this can make you [...]

6 Common Doctor-Recommended Remedies for Lower Back Pain

6 improved Common Doctor-Recommended Remedies for Lower Back Pain By Sherwin Nicholson | SN Health Resources Tips on How to Follow Them More Effectively Search the Internet, and you will find a plethora of explanations and perspectives on how to treat lower back pain.  Even on this site, you will find similar views among some unique strategies and treatments.   A very common method of suggesting treatment is [...]

4 Popular Treatments for Lower Back Pain

4 Popular Treatments for Lower Back Pain that Work By Sherwin Nicholson | SN Health Resources Back pain and treatment  Back pain is the most common cause of pain, loss of work productivity, sick leave and more.  It is one of the most common musculoskeletal disorders.  However, due to its complexity, there are several methods of treatment established. Most cases of lower back pain usually resolve themselves entirely [...]

How to Stretch Your Hamstrings Safely and Properly

How to Stretch Your Hamstrings Safely and Properly to Avoid Back Problems Updated August 17, 2016 The Pelvic Effect The majority of people who experience lower back pain, also have tight or shortened hamstrings. When your hamstrings do not provide the sufficient length and flexibility to perform everyday tasks, the work of the upper body must compensate for it.  Your hamstrings are attached from your femur to your [...]

Relief for Morning Stiffness

Your Back Should Not Have to Be Stiff Every Morning Updated August 18, 2016 Use the Standing Hip Shift Exercise to ease morning stiffness An Exercise for the Relief of Morning Stiffness Stiffness is not only from age, but also from lifestyle Over time, with age, lack of conditioning and injury, we become more prone to morning stiffness.  We are no longer able to naturally maintain [...]

eBook instructions

How to Use the Low Back Pain Program eBook By Sherwin Nicholson | SN Health Resources Answers to where to begin, which exercises, how many, how long, etc.. Congratulations and Welcome to the Program!  Get the printable progress charts here: Progress Charts (for Word) Progress Charts (for PDF) The Low Back Pain Program eBook contains many specific, detailed and different exercises to help you to relieve your pain.  [...]

The Lazy Stretcher

Updated March 2016 Are you getting lazy at your stretching routine?  Take this quiz to see how important the discipline of stretching is to you. Pop Quiz. Do you dislike stretching? Do you avoid it? Do you understand the benefit or purpose of stretching? Does stretching look rather painful to you? When you stretch, is it uncomfortable, boring or ineffective? Do you only stretch when absolutely necessary for [...]

Exercise and Low Back Pain

Updated March 2016 Exercise Exercise is an important activity in order for a successful treatment plan to effectively address the underlying issues with lower back pain.  However, exercise can either improve and help the symptoms associated with back pain or worsen them. The muscles that keep the back healthy and aligned need a properly structured exercise plan and routine for an effectiveness. Many activities, exercises, and even some [...]

Cerebral Palsy and Back Pain

  April 26, 2016 by Alex Diaz-Granados Cerebral Palsy and Back Pain Although cerebral palsy is often thought of as a disability that mostly affects children, it is important to point out that its effects last a lifetime. I ought to know – I have lived with CP since shortly after my birth in the early 1960s and experienced the physical and emotional downside of the most common [...]

Improve Your Mobility to Relieve Lower Back Pain

How to Improve Your Mobility to Relieve Lower Back Pain Updated March 2016  Continued from, Stretching and Lower Back Pain. One of the keys to relieving lower back pain is to address any limited mobility one may have developed over time.  Areas such as the muscles of the lower back, hips and legs naturally become tighter and weaker with time.  Back pain itself deters one from further using [...]

Treatment and Prevention

Treatment and Preventative Methods Updated March 2016  Methods of treatment for low back pain vary greatly and are different from the method introduced here.  This program is based on specific targeted lower back exercises, movements and stretches that are performed by the individual themselves with little assistance or financial investment. Other methods of treatment include (but are not limited to): chiropractic, massage, acupuncture, yoga, weight training, a combination [...]