Managing a Back Pain Flare-Up
It happened again, that sharp/stabbing pain in your low back when you bent forward to pick something up. You know what happens next… For the next few weeks, you’ll be managing this flare-up. You wouldn’t believe how common this is, in fact, back pain flare-ups happen to almost everyone at some point in life. Here’s the problem: many people aren’t...
Low Back Mobility Exercises
Dealing with pain or stiffness in your lumbar spine? At Onward Charlotte our physical therapy team specializes in treating low back pain. One important step in your rehab is determining if stiffness is contributing to your pain. For those with poor low back mobility these drills will help improve your motion and get you moving again! Low Back Mobility with...
Best Thoracic Spine Mobility Exercises
Your upper back mobility is incredibly important for athletic performance and rehabilitating from injuries to your low back, shoulders, and neck. When stiff it can put extra stress on each of these areas so mobilizing these joints can be very important. Here are a few of our favorite thoracic spine mobility exercises. Foam Roller Thoracic Spine Extensions Up first is...