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Simple solutions for Back Pain -#9 Triceps Stretch

Stretch

  Stretch your Triceps and Shoulders Protect your shoulder joints while keeping your muscles flexible. If you’re not practicing this stretch already, consider: -Adding it to your morning routine after your back routine on the floor  (For my private clients using Back Care I book, add this triceps stretch at the end) -Before Walking or…

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Simple Solutions for Back Pain #8: Foam Roller Stretch & Arm Lifts

Arms Lift Lower on Foam roller

I’m in the process of completing a Foam Roller Series to post with the goal of launching it to you this winter. In the meantime, you can find many of the Foam Roller  exercises in the Back Pain Relief category of the Changing through Movement Blog. How the Foam Roller can help You stretch Chest and…

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Simple solutions for Back Pain-#7 Vitamin C

  Consider adding and/or increasing your Vitamin C intake. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant with many benefits. In addition to improving the immune system, helping to lower cholesterol , improving symptoms of asthma, and a way to prevent various diseases, vitamin  C can help relieve back pain.  Among it’s  potent benefits, vitamin C aids…

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Simple Solutions for Back Pain-#6 Hydrate

      Hydrate consistently. I know, I know, I’m a broken record with hydration reminders and  especially for my Tucson studio clients.  This is important though.  Back pain and Muscle aches are often caused by dehydration. Even mild dehydration can bring on pain. When Back pain or muscles aches come on, drink 2 to 3…

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Simple Solutions for Back Pain: #5 Posture check

Check your posture and counter balance poor habits. Poor posture is a primary cause of back pain. Being hunched over at the computer or twisted in some way, sitting on a chair without lumbar support and keeping your back overly arched , working at your desk for long hours at a time,   driving, talking…

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Excellence v. Striving in Movement and Life.

” I recognize that it is important to have and embody a desire for excellence. Desire is the foundation of progress and this comes naturally because I love to move and explore how movement feels. Excellence and striving get confused. How can I feel good if I am constantly making “now” wrong with an endless…

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Simple Solutions for Back Pain – #4 heat

Heat therapy is highly effective. Whether your pain is low back, upper back or a combination of both, heat therapy is an inexpensive and easy way to get relief. With so many experts, products and varying opinions it can be confusing and overwhelming about how and where to start. I’ll share details of my successes…

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Simple Soutions for Back Pain #3: Back Systems3

Using the back system for back pain stretch

In this 3rd part of Simple Solutions for Back pain series, I’d like to share a little bit about the Back Systems machine and, specifically a low back stretch. The  stretches on BackSystem3 are easy, safe and effective.  I encourage you to try this machine if you have access to one. Diana Bailey, my dear…

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Simple Solutions for Back Pain #2- Posture Tips

 This second installation in my ongoing series for Back pain relief is focused on posture. My simple solutions for back pain relief come from personal experience and successful application of these recommended practices and movements. I’ve spent the past  3 decades in continual recovery and management of my jaw, neck and back pain from car accident injuries…

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Simple Solutions for Back pain – #1

Do you wake up with Back or Neck pain? Remember, even the smallest misalignment held many hours (like sleeping), can cause discomfort and pain. If you already have an injury or struggle with chronic pain, the alignment piece of the puzzle is even more important.  Here are a few simple solutions for back pain from…

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