It has long been thought that obesity and physical activity are strong predictors of low back pain. While this may be somewhat true, a study by Paul Hodges et al in 2006 revealed an even stronger correlation that may help us understand the physiological mechanisms behind low back pain. Hodges found that women are actually
It’s 2019! The beginning of a new year. The gym is busier than usual; people are eating a little healthier; and a New Year’s Resolution has at least crossed your mind. Making change is hard! It takes time and dedication. But there are ways to set yourself up for success. Setting goals is a huge
In the world where fact checking and credible sourcing is frequently referenced in the media, it can get to a point where you don’t want to hear those words uttered from anyone’s mouths anymore, let alone mine. But I will tell you that not only is it important to have good credible sources with all
Discussion and debate of mechanistic effects of manual therapy is a hot button topic. Osteopaths of the therapy world debate its use for correction of positional default, as others debate its neurophysiological effects being more evidence based within our current literature. Regardless your stance, it is interesting to discuss both sides of this fence.