Core stability is essential to the body’s function and alignment. Proper development of core stability creates a foundation for all movement while protecting the spine and its discs from injury. The following are four ways to improve your core stability. Performing these exercises over time increases the strength of the stabilizers, neutralizers, and prime movers of the body. Supine Hip Bridge This exercise strengthens the hip extensor muscles, which helps to improve core stability. Weak gluteal muscles and hip stabilizers are a common cause of low-back and other issues. Lie down on your back with your knees bent and feet flat on the ground. Imagine pushing the ground away from you as you raise your hips up towards the ceiling until they’re aligned with the knees and shoulders. Pause at the top of the movement and squeeze the muscles on the backside. Slowly return to the starting position and repeat…

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Yoga offers a wide range of benefits that support your long-term health and performance. For individuals who suffer from back pain, yoga can be a powerful tool that gives them the relief they’ve been looking for. Yoga exercises improve strength and flexibility. These work to provide the stability and mobility that reduces muscle tension and decreases stress on the joints of the body. The following are 3 yoga poses to alleviate back pain. Learning how to do them correctly and…

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Back pain can really mess up your life. It limits your mobility and can make life miserable. There are many different types of back pain with many different causes and possible cures and treatments. One common solution for various back problems is surgery, but depending on the type of pain and injury, some people can avoid surgery and explore less invasive therapeutic options instead. Surgery is hard on your body and may require a painful recovery, and can even be…

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Whether you lead an active or a more sedentary lifestyle, you may find that back pain is giving you problems while sitting, exercising, or sleeping. Depending on the severity of your back pain, you may need to visit a doctor, chiropractor, massage therapist, physiotherapist, or acupuncturist. There are some ways to treat your back pain at home (other than medicating!). Before we get into the stretches, here are some quick tips to help you before, after, and during your stretches:…

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Everyone can suffer from aches and pains in different parts of the body, but lower back pain is one of the most common annoyances to suffer from. Back pain can be caused due to many factors including the way you sleep and the type of job you do to name a few. You always hear that the natural way is the best way, so here are a few natural ways to keep your lower back pain under control. Good posture…

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