“The bad news is time flies, the good news is you’re the pilot” -Michael Shulter If you – like millions of Americans – experience chronic low-back pain or pain that shoots down the buttocks while bending forward or exercising, you may have what is known as a herniated disc. Exercising with a herniated disc can…

Many of us are guilty of it. The back starts aching or your hamstrings are tight, so you reach over and touch your toes. You want that deep stretch that eases your back pain and tests your flexibility. But the standing toe touch is not as great as it feels. The move is just a…

Back pain is the worst. From dull and achy to stiff and stabbing, back pain can put you down for days. If you aren’t careful, your back pain will keep returning weeks, months, and years later. Back pain is one of the most common ailments and it is the reason why millions of Americans miss…

With any low back pain patient, we undergo a detailed injury history. Sometimes the history of a patient is quick, lasting 10 minutes. Other times, the injury history takes 30 minutes, especially in complicated low back pain cases. I’ll never forget one patient, she had undergone 5 spinal fusions (where they fuse two segments of…

As I’ve written previously, low back pain is highly common in modernized societies. In fact, as I wrote about in 7 low back pain confusions, America spends ~300 billion dollars annually on low back pain. To alleviate the spending, I tried my best to write a thorough low back pain prevention guide. Now, I’ve received…