Low back pain is one of the most common conditions I see in our office on a daily basis. This is not shocking considering it plagues over 80% of the population at some point in their lives. A significant contributing factor is the large number of people who work in a prolonged flexed position while [...]
Posted: November 8th, 2010 under Chiropractic, Injury Prevention, Physical Therapy.
Tags: Active Release Technique, Advanced Injury Treatment Center, AITC, back pain, Bedford, biomechanics, Chiropractic, chronic pain, exercises, graston technique, Injury Prevention, pain relief, Physical Therapy, stretches
As kids return to school this fall it is a great time evaluate what is on their backs. Improper use of backpacks can be a major contributor to back pain in school-aged children, but following a few guidelines can significantly reduce the risks. The weight of the pack and its contents should not exceed 10% [...]
Over the last few months I have seen an increasing number of hamstring injuries which has inspired to me write this blog. Hamstring pulls or strains are one of the most common sports-related injuries. The hamstring, a group of 4 muscles in the back of the thigh, can be felt stretched as you bend forward [...]
Posted: July 17th, 2010 under General, Injury Prevention, Physical Therapy, Running Injuries.
Tags: Active Release Technique, Advanced Injury Treatment Center, biomechanics, hamstring Injuries, Injury Prevention