We have all been encouraged to believe that core exercises are the “secret” for eliminating back pain. If we only had more core strength! It isn’t the worst advice in the world, but it definitely leaves more to be desired. First and foremost, you need to understand what goal you are trying to accomplish with “core exercises.”
It is becoming common knowledge among weightlifters that they key to a healthy back is a neutral spine when performing their lifts. However, two faults continue to show up that fall into the category of… “What You Feel Isn’t Real.” In this video we are going to specifically discuss the deadlift. For the most part, these two errors can also be found in both the back squat and the front squat.
When asking our clients what their goals are during one of our sessions, one of the most common responses is “flexibility.” That’s the equivalent of asking someone what they want out of their job and them responding, “money!”
Do you want to know what tissue to blame for your pain (Disc, Bone, Ligament, etc)? We can provide some help and hopefully save you some money, time and radiation exposure from medical imaging in the process! Learning how to relieve pain however will require you to look beyond the tissue.