low back pain

Why you Shouldn't Stretch First Thing in the Morning

Why you Shouldn't Stretch First Thing in the Morning

Low back stiffness in the morning is one of the most common complaints among low back pain sufferers.

There are many reasons why this can happen, and many different presentations of pain. In this video Dr. Adam what happens to your spine overnight while you sleep and what type of exercises you should do and which type to avoid within the first 30 minutes of waking up.

Orthotics - Are they necessary?

Orthotics - Are they necessary?

Orthotics are a custom made insert to help moderate the structure and function of your foot.  Whether they are necessary or not is something we will get into in a minute.

First off, all orthotics are not created equal.  They come in many different shapes and sizes, and can be made from different materials.  In some cases such as for diabetic patients, orthotics should be made with soft cushioning, and in other situations they may be as hard as a rock.