People often come to us asking: “Do I have piriformis syndrome?” It’s a surprisingly common question from just about anyone who experiences back pain that radiates down one (or both) of their legs. When you search these symptoms online, most results will come back with the same list of terms: sciatica, a herniated disc, or… Continue reading Do I Have Piriformis Syndrome or Sciatica?
Low back pain is the bane of many peoples’ existence… And that can be especially true for runners. When you’re looking forward to a long weekend run after a hard week of work, the last thing you want to deal with is low back pain that forces you to walk or stop running altogether. Running… Continue reading Why Do I Have Low Back Pain while Running? The 4 Most Common Causes and How to Fix Them
Whether it was getting a new bike for Christmas as a kid or buying a used bike online and teaching yourself in an empty parking lot, everyone can remember getting their first bike and taking that ride! It’s an amazing feeling to be able to get on a bike and discover the world around you.… Continue reading The Importance of the Bike Fit: Avoiding Low Back Pain
Structures within the human body are often viewed in different ways. Skeletal muscle tissue, for example, is considered adaptable with the capacity to become stronger in response to exercise. Other structures, such as spinal discs, are viewed more like machine parts, susceptible to activity related wear and tear and lacking the capacity to positively adapt… Continue reading Can Running Strengthen The Discs In Your Lower Back?
Lower back pain affects millions of people annually and can be debilitating for runners. It can be frustrating wanting to run long on Saturday after a hard week of work only to be met with lower back pain that forces you to walk or even stop all together. Running is supposed to be the weekend… Continue reading Back Pain While Running: The 4 Most Common Causes and Fixes
At least 80% of the people in the US will experience lower back pain at some point in their lives. An estimated 149 million days of work are lost each year due to lower back pain. Back pain is the second most common cause of disability. These are alarming stats. It is likely that you… Continue reading 5 ‘Simple’ Tips to Ease Lower Back Pain…Without Having to See a Doctor