When debilitating back pain threatened to keep offshore powerboat racing champions, Gary Jones, Reggie Fountain, and Dan Davies off the water, they turned to “Doc” Mike Janssen for advanced spine procedures to get them behind the wheel again.
Check out these tips to ease back pain from from Dana Santas, professional yoga instructor and adviser for many professional athletes in the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, and PGA circuits. Whether you’re a corporate desk jockey or a major league baseball player, chances are you’ve experienced back pain that impacted job performance. It’s one of […]
Certain types of exercise can lower the risk of back pain during pregnancy. Back pain during pregnancy comes from the more pronounced curvature of the spine that results when the abdomen expands and alters a woman’s center of gravity.
Exercise focused on improving motor skills may work as well for easing lower back pain as other types of physical activity, a recent research review suggests. Based on data from 29 previously conducted trials involving a total of 2,431 adults aged 22 to 55 years, the study team also found that people who exercised generally […]
Eighty percent of people report having low back pain in their lifetime, and the phenomenon has been worsening. According to the National Institute of Health, in the 1990s, it was the sixth most “burdensome condition” affecting Americans. By 2010, it had jumped to the third highest. Lower back pain seems hard to treat because it […]