As the winter season sets in, it’s easy to succumb to the temptation of snuggling up indoors and letting our fitness routines hibernate until spring. However, maintaining an active lifestyle during the colder months is crucial for our overall well-being, especially when it comes to supporting a healthy spine. We’d love to share some safe and effective winter exercises that can help you keep your spine strong,
Obesity is a growing concern in the United States, and its impact extends beyond just the number on the scale. Aside from increasing the risk of chronic diseases, carrying excess weight can take a toll on your spine and lead to various back-related issues.
The Link Between Obesity and Back Pain
The Alarming Connection Between Obesity and Back Pain
Obesity is associated with an array of health problems,
When the summer heat becomes too intense, working out indoors offers a refreshing alternative to outdoor activities. Not only does it help you stay cool, but it also provides an opportunity to focus on exercises that promote back and spine health. Beat the heat with these indoor workouts while giving your back and spine the attention they deserve.
Golf is an excellent form of low-impact aerobic exercise, especially if you walk the course as opposed to using a golf cart. But did you know that golf and lower back pain have an undeniable link?
Lower back pain is by far the most common ailment of golfers, regardless of their age. In fact,
We’ve noticed a trend in all of our most recent blogs; we keep urging you to remain active and add some workouts to your daily routine. While that’s easy for us to say, sometimes it’s hard for those of you suffering from back pain to know which exercises are safe for you to perform.
Yoga can be extremely beneficial for those experiencing back pain, including occasional soreness and chronic pain. So, what makes yoga so much better for back pain than other fitness routines? Yoga is one of the only workouts that emphasizes stretching, strength, and flexibility. Recent studies have found that practicing yoga relieves symptoms caused by back pain better than stretching alone.
The new year is upon us — the time to set new goals for the upcoming year. Although living a healthier lifestyle and making your health a priority may be the norm for New Year’s resolutions, there’s never a wrong time to put your health first.
Here are 4 Healthy New Year’s resolutions we believe in to promote a healthier lifestyle,
The human body is designed to stay in motion, not for long periods of rest – and the same holds true even if you’re suffering from back pain. Remaining active is important for everyone, which is why we prescribe the majority of our patients regular low-impact aerobic exercise for back pain.
Aerobic exercise helps keep the body healthy by increasing your heart rate and improving circulation.
We have a lot of family members and patients ask us what they can do to prevent back pain. While it depends on the cause of pain, we generally advise that they can ward off back pain with exercise and proper posture.
Believe it or not, one of the best forms of exercise to help prevent back pain and injury is weight training.
Fitting in Exercise Over Lunch
We all have been there before — “I’m just too busy to workout.” Between work and family, there’s often little time left for ourselves. It probably doesn’t need to be said, but exercise is important.
When it comes to surgical recovery,