Back Pain

Yoga Training for Balance

Good balance is particularly beneficial in sports that demand a high degree of agility, coordination and technical ability. But actually, it’s a win for all. From a physical point of view, one-legged standing poses are great for building strength in the feet, ankles, hips and core. Arm balances build upper body strength, especially in the …

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5 Negative Effects of Bad Posture on Your Body and Mind

Poor posture is the new first-world problem that’s causing more mental and physical health complicationsthan most people realize. The human body was designed to move – not to sit in a chair for several hours at a time. Over time, bad habits lead to fatigue, depression, pain and headaches. There’s a reason your mother told …

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Fixing the Flaws

by naplespersonaltraining | Dec 7, 2017 | Back Pain, Fitness, Health & Wellness, Naples Personal Training News, Personal Training, Physical Therapy,  Uncategorized Fixing the Flaws: A Look at the Three Most Common Bio-mechanical Weak Links Associated with Common Injuries   Weaknesses and muscles tightness can be the cause of considerable disability and injury among many people. They can be caused by past injuries, accidents,…

Non Specific Low Back Pain & Scoliosis- Covered at Healthy Back Workshop

For those of you that were interested and unable to attend our Healthy Back Workshop, please enjoy the notes and video that were provided to our guests. Non Specific Low Back Pain: What Is It? Occurs in 70-80% of population over lifetime Often no relevant structural damage Perceived threat instead of a structural injury to …

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Understanding Pain

Pain is a sensation interpreted by our central nervous system (CNS) after a mechanical, thermal, or chemical signal is first converted to an electrical (nerve) impulse. It is a perception developed through evolution, much like smell or taste in its physiological properties and it carries an important function in the body to keep us aware …

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Lower Back Pain, PT or Injections

The below recent article from Reuters shows that injections for disc herniations provide only short temporary relief. Recall a recent study that showed injections with saline into the spine also produced the same pain reduction response as steroids. This shows a strong placebo effect, and that active exercise physical therapy still is the best choice …

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