February2013

The Stress Effect: How Stress Causes Back Pain and How to Treat It

People often wonder if stress truly can lead to back problems, or if it is simply psychosomatic. The basic answer is both. Stress is not only psychological but also physical. So, how does this effect a person’s back health? Symptoms: Most people have experienced the usual tightening in their upper[…]

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Spinal Health Throughout Pregnancy

Pregnancy can undoubtedly be a stressful time for any mother. Planning and preparing are only a fraction of the process. During a pregnancy, much focus is placed on what should be done regarding the health of the child, which is certainly of extreme importance. However, a mother-to-be must also be[…]

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How to Avoid CrossFit Back Injuries

There has been a fitness movement sweeping across the nation, rapidly gaining in popularity over the past few years, known as CrossFit. CrossFit is a high-intensity fitness regimen that is meant to develop functional fitness for its participants. This fitness regimen has garnered its fair share of supporters and adversaries primarily[…]

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