At the core of low back pain

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What is your “core” and why does strengthening it matter? The core is the group of muscles around your midsection that controls and stabilizes your body. These muscles also protect the spine from injury. The stronger the core, the lower the risk of low back pain. Which muscles make up your core? Abdominals and obliques Quadratus […]

What is manual therapy?

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Manual therapy is a specialized form of physical therapy, delivered with the hands as opposed to a device or machine. In manual therapy, therapists use their hands to apply pressure to muscle tissue and facilitate joint movement. This decreases pain caused by muscle spasm, tissue tension and joint dysfunction. What conditions can be treated with […]