• Why Does My Back Hurt in the Morning?

    People that come into our clinic for treatment after lumbar disc herniation frequently have a history of pain which is worse in the morning and then improves after they’ve been up moving around for a bit. Often they have some questions about what exercises and stretches they can do in the morning to make them feel better…

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  • Top 3 Questions Patients Have About Their Disc Injury

    For those that have struggled with lumbar disc herniation and sciatica, many common questions arise. These 3 blog posts address the most common questions we hear from patients in our clinic…

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  • Guest Post – Dr. Stuart McGill

    This week, we're honored to feature a guest post from renowned spine researcher, Dr. Stuart McGill. Dr. McGill is the…

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  • Should I Get Surgery for My Disc Herniation?

    A common misconception in many patients is that the preferred treatment for lumbar disc herniation is surgery. Many people think…

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  • Should I get an MRI?

    Since its advent in modern healthcare in the late 1970s, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has been the darling of diagnostician's…

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  • Do you know which exercises hurt you?

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  • McKenzie Exercises Help Sciatica Pain Fast

    If you have back pain of moderate to severe intensity right now, especially if you have pain your buttock or…

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  • How to Load a Disc without Harm

    As the grimacing gentleman above and to your left, world record holding powerlifter Chris Duffin, can attest, a well trained…

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  • Exercises For Sciatica For Long Term Improvement of Discogenic Back Pain

    Research tells us that exercise should be part of your back pain solution. However, many people have tried different exercises…

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  • Brainman Videos Help You Get Your Head Around Chronic Pain

    Here at FixYourOwnBack.com, we are continually trying to improve our “mousetrap” to manage chronic low back pain. Sometimes we have…

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