Greet your recovering spine each day with some simple yoga exercises. Yoga is recommended for some patients recovering from spinal fusion surgery. Before beginning any yoga practice, talk with your doctor, physical therapist, or healthcare provider about adding it to your pain management plan or rehabilitation.
Winter is behind us and spring is in full bloom. With that comes the chance to get outside, enjoy the weather, and get active. Transitioning from the lazy days of winter, into the bustle of the spring season, can take its toll on your body. Here are six back-saving tips to ease you outdoors:
There are dozens of stretches you can do for your back, but they only work if you do them correctly. Here are five tips to get the most out of stretching:
My name is Jim Spell. I recently had a full lumbar fusion. I am now the proud owner of 18 screws and two rods totaling over two feet in length. Here is my story
Swimming can be one of the best exercises for people with lower back pain and tightness – it’s a great cardiovascular, full-body exercise that has little to no negative impact on the body.
Here are a few post-surgery recovery tips Lori would like to share with The Better Way Back® community.
Exercising can be nearly impossible with chronic back and leg pain. Patient Ambassador Joseph R. suggests swimming to rebuild your core strength after spine surgery.