Musculoskeletal

best exercise for lower back pain

What’s the best exercise for low back pain?

People who experience non-specific low back pain often say things like – ‘I have a weak back’, or ‘I need to strengthen my core’. But working in the industry, you are quick to realise – it’s typically not as simple as that. Crunches, sit-ups, and back extensions tend not to be the top of the …

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Matching exercise prescription to job requirements

One of the things that set us aside as an EP company, is our unwavering dedication to specificity in the return-to-work space.  We understand that,  To get better at drawing, you need to draw more…  To get better at baking cakes, you need to bake cakes more…   To get better at lifting pallets over your …

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What can we do about “Bone-on-Bone”?

Semantics “Bone-on-Bone” generally refers to the condition of Osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a “disease” of the joints which results in narrowing of the joint space through articular cartilage degeneration and consequent parts of the bone thickening. For a recap, articular cartilage is the connective tissue at the end of bones which decreases friction between the bones …

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Low back pain can affect your life in unexpected ways (luckily, we have some exercises to help)

For better viewing and to not disturb anybody we recommend you turn on subtitles for this video, click on settings at the bottom of the video above. For obvious reasons, low back pain is tough to deal with. But what many people don’t realize is that, beyond the hurting, low back pain also affects many …

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A great case study and an exercise you might not have seen for LB pain

Kris Scaife explains one key exercise he used to take a patient from being unable to bend and reach past her knees to doubling her sit to stand speed and being able to lift from the ground again, all at the same time as kick starting her return to work process. Enter Kris: The patient …

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How our EP, Mark Watson, helped this fellow avoid surgery and RTW full time

Meet Mark Watson and one of his very happy clients!! Mark delivers a brief overview of a knee rehabilitation program executed perfectly.   Sometimes patients are quick to jump to the option of surgery when it’s recommended by their Doctor as they believe that it’s their only way forward and often they’re unaware of the recovery …

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Stretch the hip flexors, reverse the anterior pelvic tilt and take some heat off the lower back!

If, like me, you find yourself sitting for big chunks of the day to write reports, make phone calls, sit in meetings, drive to appointments etc etc etc, then, like me, your hip flexors are going to be firing up and pulling your pelvis into what we call an anterior pelvic tilt. The hip flexors are in an …

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