How Stress Leads to Pain

How Stress Leads to Pain

How Stress Leads to Pain People are dealing with more stress than ever right now and it’s impacting people in different ways. Many folks I speak with have been experiencing a rollercoaster of emotions — and their bodies are reflecting that. Stress impacts everything from your gut, to your immune system, to your mental health, to […]

Is Rest or Movement best for Back Pain

Is Rest or Movement best for Back Pain?

Is Rest or Movement best for Back Pain? When you’re in pain – especially if it’s back pain – your first inclination may be to lay off all activity and rest. But is this really the best thing to do? When it comes to back pain – my answer is usually “No”. But I understand […]

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Tips to Fix Morning Back Pain

Morning Back Pain? Things you can do. One of the most common complaints from chronic back pain sufferers is back pain first thing in the morning. For some folks it rears its ugly head on occasion and appears out of nowhere – as if they’ve thrown their back out. For others it’s like ground-hog-day – […]

Why Strengthening Your Core Could Be Hurting Your Back

As you probably already know, we specialize in back pain and core strengthening via Pilates… So why on earth then – would we be writing about how strengthening your core could actually be hurting your back instead of helping? One of the number one reasons people come to see us is because they want to […]

How Ignoring Back pain could ruin your New Year’s Resolutions

Now is the time when people shift their focus to the New Year and start thinking about new and exciting goals for themselves. But ignoring back pain could ruin your New Year’s resolutions. According to – the three most popular New Year’s goals are: 1) Doing more exercise and improving their fitness 2) Losing […]

Traveling for the Holidays? Tips to Ease Back and Neck Pain

Are you traveling for the Holidays? Unlike last year, there’s a lot more people getting out of town to see friends and family they didn’t get to see last year. Personally, I love to travel. But what I don’t love is the back and neck pain that often comes with it. The good news is […]

Tips for Getting through the Holidays injury and stress-free

The Holidays are here – and while it’s meant to be a joyous time of year – for many reasons it also brings a lot of stress to people’s lives. People find it difficult to get through the Holiday season both injury and stress-free. Besides the obvious mental toll that increased stress levels tend to […]

6 Healthy Habits to Build your Immunity

Want to build your immunity? Here are 6 healthy habits… It’s that time of year where a healthy immune system is more important than ever. Flu season is upon us and we’re still in the middle of a pandemic. As you gather around more family and friends with the upcoming Holidays, it’s important to do […]

Easy Ways to Stay Active and Moving this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite Holidays and it’s right around the corner! While rest and relaxation may be all you’re thinking about – our spine and joints don’t like to be sedentary for prolonged periods. And that’s especially true if you’ve got arthritis, back or knee pain. You may not notice any pain while […]

Spooky creaks and cracks coming from your knees?

Do the cracks in your knees “spook” you out? Yes – it’s Halloween – and we’re having some fun over here… But in all seriousness – when it comes to cracking in your knees (or any joint for that matter) – people get nervous. First of all, cracking in your knees (as well as your other […]