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Most back problems are not really muscular.  It sounds weird to say, but so many people's pain actually starts for no obvious reason, without any trauma. They might wake up with pain, or it might just start in their back after they've been sitting for awhile.  It is really common to hear that back pain starts when someone stands up again after bending forward to pick something up. In life, we all spend WAY too much time bending forward. That forward...

Physiotherapists often use a method of assessing and treatment called the McKenzie Method for people who have back pain and physical limitations-- I highly recommend you check out information from their website here. In a nutshell, The McKenzie Institute International began several decades ago with Robin McKenzie, a Physiotherapist in New Zealand who developed a new way of assessment and treatment in the 1950s and advanced this thinking over the next several decades. It focuses on a thorough examination of...