When it comes to exercise timing, there are specific considerations for optimal spine health. Dr. Michael Geraci shares valuable insights to help you make informed decisions about when to engage in different activities.
Weightlifting can be a fantastic way to strengthen your body, but it's essential to do it safely. Using proper weightlifting techniques helps to protect your back and minimize the risk of injury.
If you're eager to return to running after experiencing low back pain, it's crucial to approach it cautiously. You shouldn’t just restart where you left off—instead, you should implement a gradual and strategic transition to running to …
Walking is not only an enjoyable activity but also an excellent way to maintain a healthy spine. Walking for just 30 minutes, five or more days a week promotes spine health and overall well-being.
Maintaining a neutral spine position is crucial for reducing the chance of disc bulges or herniation. Dr. Geraci recommends the use of lumbar supports to achieve this optimal alignment, whether you're sitting at home, work, or in a vehicle.
Sitting for prolonged periods can be detrimental to your spine health. Taking a break from sitting can help you protect your spine and reduce the risk of injury. Small but valuable changes like this can go a long way in maintaining a healthy back.
There are a number of simple yet effective exercises that can help reduce or eliminate symptoms of low back pain and help you take proactive steps to prevent future episodes of low back pain.