Does bending your back cause back pain?

Does bending your back cause back pain?

We have all been told “don’t bend your back like that”, “sit up straight” or “keep your back straight when you lift”?But is this true? Should we be afraid to bend over? Will our spines all break if we don’t keep them straight or is it just part of normal life?

Here’s what we teach to our back pain patients every day at Move Freely and why we are doing it differently from most Physiotherapy clinics.

Move Freely’s Top 5 Hip Mobility Exercises

Move Freely’s Top 5 Hip Mobility Exercises

At move freely we see a lot of people with lower back pain, knee pain, and hip and groin pain that can be caused by poor hip mobility. If this is something you are struggling with, keep reading!

Sports and athletic performance can also be improved by maximizing your hip mobility. Squats, deadlifts, Olympic weight lifting, running and jumping will all get better if you can improve your hip mobility.

Here are our top 5 hip mobility drills:

10 Facts You Need to Know About Concussion

10 Facts You Need to Know About Concussion

Concussions occur in all sports with the highest incidence rate in American football, hockey, rugby, soccer, and basketball. In addition to concussions caused by a single severe impact, multiple minor impacts may also cause brain injury.

Why is Postural Screening important for your child

Why is Postural Screening important for your child

Why postural screening? Research shows that one out of every ten young people aged 10-14 will develop ‘’curvature of the spine’’. Those curves may result in medical problems, pain and obvious physical deformity if not treated. Postural screening done once a year between the ages of 10-14 is believed to be the best prevention as […]

Back pain – Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Back pain - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Most people have experienced back pain at least once in their life. Back pain can be caused by a number of reasons, most of which are related to our lifestyle and our level of physical activity. However, back pain can also be caused by various medical conditions that we have been effectively treating at Move […]