Not many of us think about the way we breathe. It’s an automatic function that is vital for life and affects every system of our body.
If our breathing patterns are abnormal, it can cause pain, poor movement, disrupt sleep, increase anxiety and depression, aggravate gut and intestinal issues.
The latest research tells us that often people have never had a physical trauma to cause back pain like a car accident, falling, or lifting something heavy.
There are usually a combination of factors that cause back pain which could include overuse, poor posture or other stressors.
Keeping in mind everyone is different, here are our expert tips.
“Stretch your glutes!” Strengthen your glutes!” These are common terms you hear in sports injury rehab and injury prevention. What exactly are the glutes, their function and the importance of them with regards to injury?
You can reduce the risk of long term incontinence and by knowing how to exercise your pelvic floor and this is something proactive you can do while waiting for surgery.
Shoulders are a common area of injury. They are the linch-pin of many movement functions and control, that once pain sets in, it can make day-to-day activities extremely painful and difficult to do.
Rowing is a great pursuit for people of all ages. It is great for our physical, mental and social wellbeing. It provides cardiovascular fitness and strength for the whole body. But for so many rowers, lower back pain is a problem which often keeps them off the water for long periods.