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Strength Training And Back Problems

Strength training can help prevent injury, especially lower back problems. The key is having a balanced approach to training and not creating imbalances within the opposing muscle groups. Low back issues are often a result secondarily, of weaker core muscles. Your core muscles, especially the abdominal muscles, are important spinal stabilizers. Thus the strength of the stomach influences the health of the back. Don’t skip exercising the core muscles in order to save time at the gym. The physical payoff is too important! Back problems are no fun, and I have numerous patients who will agree with me.

Back Pain And Problems

Did you know that 75% of the weight of your upper body is supported by the L-5 spinal disc in your low back.  Unfortunately the L-5 disc is one of the most injured disc’s in the spine.  More than 85% of Americans will have a low back problem in their life-time.  If you do not have a back problem, I bet that you know someone who has.  We can help reduce your risk of injuring the low back and have all the high tech tools to help you overcome almost any lower back or neck injury.