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Lower Back Pain

Lower Back Pain

Rear view of a young man holding his back in pain, isolated on wLower Back Pain is one of the most common complaints in our everyday life. Some of the causes include:

-Facet joint irritation

-Herniated Discs

-Disc Degeneration

-Muscle and Soft Tissue strain

The most common contributor however, is LOWER CROSS SYNDROME. LCS is the result of muscle strength imbalances and is largely due to poor posture or prolonged  shortening of certain muscles like the Quads (Prolonged sitting at our desk at work or at home on the couch). If left untreated, LCS can lead to more permanent conditions like disc degeneration.

Treatment for LCS is fairly simple and straight forward. Firstly you need to loosen up those TIGHT muscles, like the QUADS and QLs and the best way to do that is with MASSAGE!

Next, and equally as important, you need to strengthen the weak and lengthened muscles like the GLUTES and ABS. Correcting your posture will decrease the load through your lower back and EASE those aches and pains.

Your massage therapist can talk to you about some STRETCHES you can do to get the best results from your treatment plan.

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