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Low Back Pain

hi I’m dr. Mike Evans and today we’re talking about low back pain a problem that people often take care of themselves but even then it’s still one of the top two reasons people visit doctors and responsible for up to 40% of all missed work days okay let me begin by giving you a bit of a mixed message for most of us back pain is actually not a quote disease it’s more part of the normal experience since we’ve walked on two legs spinal structures such as bones ligaments discs joints and nerves interacted marvelous ways to support us to do the million things we do with our backs but occasionally this backfires and gives us what we call mechanical back pain the severity of the pain which which can be extremely but always reflect the seriousness of the underlying problem and the vast majority gets better by itself without medical intervention on the other hand we know that while it does get better thirty percent of you have a recurrence in six months and forty percent within a year if this sounds familiar it may be helpful to stop seeing your recurrent back pain is discrete event and and more is a chronic vulnerability that you need to create what I call a back resilience plan maybe learn some lessons from people who manage their chronic disease as well they build a support team and reach out early when there’s a problem they make small changes and they focus on basics like managing stress getting quality sleep and keeping up so let’s start with the pain itself let’s keep it simple and talk about two patterns first is what we call back dominant pain most commonly this pain radiates down the back to our butt and or around the hips some patients just have pain in the back and others can sometimes feel the pain all the way down the leg but it’s a back pain that is dominant most of these patients get relief or aggravation of pain with particular movements or positions for example when they arch backwards or bend forwards typically this kind of back pain comes and goes or it comes in spasms as you move in fact back dominant pain is a good pain because there’s no damage to the nerves or spinal cord and and no surgery is needed the second pattern is leg dominant pain and there are two common presentations the first typically comes from a disc problem that puts pressure on the nerves in your back and it travels down the legs this is often referred to as sciatica when this nervous compressed or irritated we get pain down the leg anywhere from below the buttock to the foot there may be pain in the back as well but this time the leg pain is dominant it’s a constant pain but tends to feel better when we lie down sciatica often gets better by itself but we may need to give you special advice there or medications and sometimes imaging especially if there are thoughts of surgery so it’s a good idea to talk to your care team if you have sciatica the second presentation is a leg pain that predictably comes only when you stand or walk or run and is relieved when you bend forward and especially when you sit the pain can be anywhere in the leg and patients describe a gradual worsening or or heaviness in the legs as they walk which causes them to stop the medical term for this leg pain is neurogenic claudication and it typically happens to people over 60 and is caused by significant narrowing or or what we call stenosis of the spinal tunnel containing the nerves when this gets severe makes it hard for your nerves to keep up with your activity now pain predominantly in the back especially if it is intermittent or short lasting is almost always benign but it’s good to quickly review what we call red flags science that you may need more investigation the first red flag is a sudden change in your normal bowel or bladder control or numbness around the groin and rectal area which makes us think something might be pressing on the spinal nerves there the second red flag wonders whether infection is the source of your back pain so for example if you have a sustained fever if you’re an IV drug user if you have a weakened immune system or at high risk for urinary or other infections the third red flag is about your risk for fracture in your back so if your pain started with a big fall or a car accident or perhaps your bones are brittle because of osteoporosis the fourth red flag is wondering whether cancer might be involved so if you have a history of cancer particularly in the prostate breast or lung and your pain is constant lasting weeks even when lying down or at night or you have other insidious symptoms such as unexplained weight loss you need to follow this up and finally there’s back pain that comes from diseases that cause lots of information such as ankylosing spondylitis now this is rare but when we look at people with chronic back pain it can be seen in as many as one in 20 it tends to start when people are younger say ages 15 to 35 they have night pain and lots of morning stiffness lasting over an hour but this gets better with movement after red flags the next question we often get in clinic is should I have an x-ray or a CT scan or MRI so if you have a red flag or considering surgery for constant leg pain imaging may be an excellent idea but less than five and a hundred patients will actually have a red flag so does having an x-ray help for the other 95 the answer is no professor richard deo and his group calculated that only one and 2500 back x-rays show an important finding okay you say so not too helpful but what’s the harm well there’s a radiation there’s wasted time and money but it’s more than that one famous study mr IED 98 people with healthy backs and no back pain and found disc problems and two-thirds of them the problem with this is that it turns out your outlook or your attitude is actually very important to outcomes and low back pain what we don’t want is people saying to themselves oh I have back disease so I better stop exercising or every time they feel a twinge they feel they have a quote illness this brings us to the next type of flags what we call yellow flags these four flags predict an increase risks is somebody’s acute low back pain will become chronic number one is the belief that back pain is harmful or potentially severely disabling secondly is fear and avoidance of activity or movement because of back pain when I think of these two risk factors I actually think of a trial done with baggage handlers and maintenance workers at an airport we’re in bad shape from back pain and have been off work for a month dr. Bart stall and his colleagues in Maastricht a beautiful town in the Netherlands divided these workers with severe low back pain into two groups the first group received usual care the second group received the same but we’re also slowly exposed to more and more activity and exercise and we’re conditioned to understand that they can function normally despite the presence of some back pain with their activity in other words the investigators helped them overcome yellow flag number one the belief that all back pain is harmful and that opened the door to overcome yellow flag number to reducing avoidance of activity it was mind over matter if the worker didn’t mind some pain the back pain actually didn’t matter the third yellow flag was a tendency towards low mood and isolation which is so true of all chronic diseases and the fourth yellow flag was a strong expectation that passive rather than active treatments will help believing you just need to sit there and have therapists work on you rather than owning the fact that it’s not just a therapist that need to do the work you do too so now you know what to watch for let’s end with what works for back pain let’s start with movement until the late 1990s advice to rest was a common treatment approach for low back pain the exact nature of the rest varied but often a man stayin in bed full time what we know now is that this actually makes people worse sometimes people with back pain do have to rest so for example with more severe sciatica but people who don’t move at all do worse motion is lotion and over-the-counter medications can really help and I think why the key ways these work is to reduce pain so that you can keep moving other things have demonstrated effectiveness for pain relief include spinal manipulation typically by a chiropractor or an osteopath massage and even acupuncture these therapies combined with exercise can be considered active therapies and are often done by your local physiotherapist some exercise strategies may be effective once your pain is reduced like Pilates or yoga to improve your core or trunk strength but the benefits are hard to prove in research trials treatments like spinal manipulation or acupuncture should not be done indefinitely most of the trials maxed out at eight to ten sessions and often less if they don’t work for you initially more treatments will unlikely benefit to other approaches that have been proven to work especially for more chronic back pain our cognitive behavioral therapy changing the way you think and therefore behavior on low back pain and being taken care of by what we call a multidisciplinary team a team with different skill sets we see this often in medicine complex problems seem to rarely find a solution in one place okay let’s step back and summarize first you need to know that the prognosis for acute low back pain is excellent only about one-third of patients with back pain seek medical care so most improve on their own over time up to 90% of patients we do see with acute low back pain recover the first episode may be brief or last several weeks but it does go away unless they’re red flags these people do fine by acknowledging the pain but not focusing on it by keeping moving and perhaps having some active therapy but there’s no need for x-rays or other imaging generally less is more with this type of back pain although there is less high-quality data to support this many patients often respond to small changes such as modifying their workstations taking breaks from sitting or improving their posture for those with chronic or recurrent pain the outlook is still good primary care samples suggest that 1/3 of patients are substantially improved after just a few weeks and 2/3 after a few months but with recurrent or chronic back pain we both need to work a little harder to get you better as I mentioned earlier seeing this vulnerability and developing a resilience plan for your back that might include yoga or pilates or specific exercises have fit with your back pain pattern walking reconsidering your attitudes and having some people you can turn to early for active therapy can all help so in the end back pain is actually not that much different than a lot of things in life your mindset and daily habits are critical and so is self-knowledge trying to feel the treatments we’ve discussed knowing what works for you knowing red flags and when you need to seek care and finally understand that movement is medicine thanks and take care you


  1. Soldierboy 2532
    Soldierboy 2532 November 28, 2018

    It's the lumbago, uncle has it

  2. Shelley E
    Shelley E November 28, 2018

    Thank you. All that painful walking and crawling I've done can be viewed as exercise.

  3. Jerez911
    Jerez911 November 29, 2018

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  5. Gary Knowles
    Gary Knowles November 30, 2018

    Excellent content and presentation. Thanks for posting.

  6. Dr Spine Chiropractic Clinic Bangalore
    Dr Spine Chiropractic Clinic Bangalore December 11, 2018

    This is an amazing pictorial information. Thank you for sharing the very useful information.

  7. steve
    steve December 13, 2018

    I had back pain, couldn't stand up, walk ,put shoe on,in the morning 😧ok now 😀

  8. Chris Hawkins
    Chris Hawkins December 21, 2018

    Exactly the info I was looking for – whether rest or movement was the best solution. This explained it clearly and added so much more. Thank you for making this 🙂

  9. MimiParis
    MimiParis December 28, 2018

    Thank you so much Dr Mike…you explained this so well…and I cried as you put it all into perspective and now I have a plan to take to my healthcare team to work through….rather than just "go along" with things. The isolation is a biggie for me….and I will get attended to quickly. Thank you from Australia

  10. Mayureshkhedkar
    Mayureshkhedkar December 30, 2018

    hello doctor, my back pain started while i was playing cricket before almost 6 months. the i had some vitamin d and calcium dosage from doctor. I also had IFT for 7 days.i also visited another doctor and took medicine for muscle spasm and muscle sprain but that pain reduced temporarily and again i am helpless now. should i go for MRI? I have few experience like i have pain in back of right knee when i bend. before 2 months again i tried to play cricket and bowling. my pain was completely gone for 2 hrs after that. then slow;y again pain was came back. Now i have the pain and i dont know what to do. so please help me and please reply @docmikeevans as soon as possible

  11. Latte Khong Duong
    Latte Khong Duong December 30, 2018

    tks u verry much!

  12. MMA man
    MMA man December 31, 2018

    Why are bowel/bladder changes a red flag but not pain/electricity sensation down leg. They're both neurological signs, right?

  13. luanna lovell
    luanna lovell January 1, 2019

    Wonderfully reassuring . Can you advise on True leg length discrepancy? As in should the hips be level upon exercise to strengthen correctly? 🙂

  14. Liz Shiels
    Liz Shiels January 1, 2019

    Why did you not include Physical Therapists? Im a PTA and see LOTS of people needing help.

  15. Pawan Kasture
    Pawan Kasture January 5, 2019

    mindset – magic

  16. Old Friend
    Old Friend January 5, 2019

    this video is very good…great job!

  17. l ironface53 l
    l ironface53 l January 10, 2019

    Red Dead Redemption 2: Lumbago Nightmare

  18. Tanue Quddus
    Tanue Quddus January 19, 2019

    Thank you so much for making this video. I had serious back pain for over 3 months now though i use to go to the gym 3 times a week. I thought more lifting will solve the problem but unfortunately in persisted. I started affecting my work and other activities. This video actually enlightens on the real cause of this pain. However i came across an easy method about the Hip flexor muscle too, which actually help to relieve my pain. This video actually relates to the method i used. You can check out this simple method in the link:

  19. ashraf mulghani
    ashraf mulghani January 24, 2019


  20. Dr. Dude
    Dr. Dude January 28, 2019

    my uncle has lumbago, it's very serious

  21. Ioana Gal
    Ioana Gal January 29, 2019

    Very explicative videos! anything for Coccydynia, please?

  22. Fatemeh Sadeghi
    Fatemeh Sadeghi February 8, 2019


  23. That Guy From Outer Space
    That Guy From Outer Space February 9, 2019

    "It's a slow and painful death,
    my friend."
    symptoms include:
    •back pain
    •obssesive procrastination
    •beer stains
    •always hearing the RDR2 House
    Building Theme when resting
    •southern accent
    •obnoxiously commenting
    "LUMBAGO" on youtube videos

  24. Luke Wagstaff
    Luke Wagstaff February 16, 2019

    L U M B A G O

  25. Michael De Guzman
    Michael De Guzman February 18, 2019

    L U M B A G O

  26. R. Green
    R. Green February 28, 2019

    Well done!

  27. C RBH
    C RBH March 3, 2019

    I found the video common-sense based. Nothing that I didn’t already know.

  28. Carbine Productions
    Carbine Productions March 6, 2019

    L U M B A G O

  29. latika89 aru
    latika89 aru March 12, 2019

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  30. samia salah
    samia salah March 15, 2019

    MSM Power: Saving People Suffering From Back Pain

  31. sabrina kristensen
    sabrina kristensen March 21, 2019

    What about the Muscles? I know my muscles have damaged my discs!

  32. FubeXL
    FubeXL March 23, 2019

    It's misleading in many places especially with nowadays health service wich only cares bout saving money not your health !

  33. Vape Addicts
    Vape Addicts March 30, 2019

    Excellent video 👍🏼

  34. Asif Mahmood
    Asif Mahmood April 6, 2019

    Loved it yar

  35. Pain Dudester
    Pain Dudester April 7, 2019

    Gee, "1/3 of chronic back pain patients get better in a few weeks, and 2/3 get better in a few months". Voila: no one has chronic back pain. May I ask how this video is still posted when it's clear there is a large chunk of nonsense built between a few true statements?

  36. SOAK NW
    SOAK NW April 14, 2019

    Thank you.

    7 Tips to Manage Pain:

  37. Shadow 284
    Shadow 284 April 15, 2019

    Lol my last name is evans

  38. ItsLodexstyles
    ItsLodexstyles April 15, 2019

    I need help man, if someone is there to answer me.
    I’m 15 years old, and a long time ago, I began having sharp lower back pain, that I’m sure came from the bottom of the spine. At first I didn’t take it seriously, and thought it would go away and it did, but some months later, the pains came back, they were sharp pains, but not constant, it was rather at random, like doing some random thing, not necessarily lifting something heavy, it would just hurt……. I’m kinda worried it is something serious, now to add to this, I need to say I do flips or acrobatic moves, and I also help my uncle in construction and things like that, also as a carpenter, now if you have an answer for me or just what you think it could be, what should I do? Should i visit a doctor?
    Oh, also, the pains didn’t start after doing a flip, or at least I think it didn’t…..

  39. Etta Wing
    Etta Wing April 18, 2019

    It took eight months for me to get rid of the pain.

  40. Patrick Tracey
    Patrick Tracey April 23, 2019

    I totally agree with all of this, attitude is so important. But ex military and now 51 my back problems and restless leg syndrome are catching up on me. I have had three prolapsed discs in my lower spine operated on after a year in thearapy. I have three bulging discs in my neck but they are ok as long as I remember to gently exercise and stretch. Lying flat in bed seems the best option and occasionally it is but generally the lack of movement causes me to lock up and inactivity has loads of bad side effects such as pain Meds causing constipation and brain fog. As the saying goes use it or lose it!

  41. Simply Cath Vlog
    Simply Cath Vlog May 3, 2019

    very informative.! thanks doc Evan.

  42. CodeNameContent 2
    CodeNameContent 2 May 5, 2019

    It’s in my ass

  43. Joy Whi
    Joy Whi May 6, 2019

    Really was tranced out by the artist!!!!

  44. Tonybc
    Tonybc May 9, 2019

    I am 19 years old and had a car accident while I was 17 so now I have a pain back:)

  45. The one from far away
    The one from far away May 13, 2019

    Bullshit my sciatica pain is now persistent for the last 3 months .I can't got sleep, because i have to move for relief and i can not exercise like before because i feel my legs weak

  46. Debora Smith
    Debora Smith May 13, 2019

    This particular back pain guide is actually a treasure, do a search for Google "Kemzαnο Loni". It significantly relieved my severe chronic back pain caused by a recent injury. I was able to position well in my side or back, alleviating some of the spasms. .

  47. Shelley Buchholtz
    Shelley Buchholtz May 16, 2019

    I lose some rest due to my lower back pain. I love to sleep on my side and this was throwing my hips out of position. I never experienced this kind of scenario once again when I discovered about this particular back discomfort guide called “Kemzαnο Loni” (Google it). Will not waking up a couple of times at nighttime with lower back pain.. .

  48. Markus Lucas
    Markus Lucas May 18, 2019

    Going to bed at night is difficult for me simply because of my low back pain. Due to my sleeping position, I made my hips out of its natural position. This lumbar pain guidebook, "Kemzαnο Loni" (Google it) that I`ve recently identified has made wonderful things to my case. Will no longer waking up several times at night with lower back pain..

  49. Deep
    Deep June 1, 2019

    Dr Sarno

  50. Shelley Buchholtz
    Shelley Buchholtz June 2, 2019

    After couple months of seeking a back pain treatment, I have lastly found out the wonderful back pain guide for me named "Kemzαnο Loni" (Google it). Undeniably aids in back pain throughout sleep. I love this guidebook. It is firm and exactly what I was looking for..

  51. K C
    K C June 3, 2019

    This is b.s., when you have a bulging or herniated disc it's best not to move around. Not only because it hurts but you can make it worse. Telling yourself you're going to get better doesn't help specially chronic pain that has been tormenting you for years.

  52. Lars Londian
    Lars Londian June 3, 2019

    I enjoyed the video, thanks for Sharing.

  53. Peter de Jong
    Peter de Jong June 4, 2019

    Great stuff!

  54. rabbani shaik
    rabbani shaik June 5, 2019

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  55. Hock Lay Chan
    Hock Lay Chan June 5, 2019

    Was a off road riders for years
    Had slip disc in the end
    It was stage 2
    And I recovered in the end
    But had hip problem.
    I agree with the video.
    Keep exercising
    Sometimes it’s bad but most of the time it’s ok.
    Keep moving.

    KANNADA TRAILER June 7, 2019

    I feel uncomfortable when I sit for an hour and if I beat my back I will relax for some time .it's becomes very irritating to me ….. please help

  57. Sam Sb
    Sam Sb June 7, 2019

    interesting points ,if anyone else needs to find out about knock knees treatment exercises try Magonsi Legs Remedy Expert (do a search on google ) ? Ive heard some super things about it and my colleague got great results with it.

  58. chico maria
    chico maria June 7, 2019

    True movement is a medicine I have this problem soon I do some exercises and few minutes walk I feel the pain is reducing but if I walk 3 miles I feel a strong pain all over my back leg and feet after long relax in bed slightly I feel better with some exercises next day I don’t feel to walk but I push myself to carry on to see if there is improvement any way I believe that title “the movement and motivation is a medicine”👍🏻

  59. HOK1ANGA
    HOK1ANGA June 8, 2019

    Wow! Best explanation I’ve ever heard. Thanks

  60. Good Potato boy
    Good Potato boy June 9, 2019

    Well ive got lumbago

  61. Adlin Pazmino
    Adlin Pazmino June 10, 2019

    thank you so much for this incredible video! I'm on rotation in PA school and this helped me tremendously understand the diagnosis and management concisely!

  62. Live Well Every Day
    Live Well Every Day June 11, 2019

    Hi everyone, I used to be very tired when I had
    long back pain. But the lucky thing happened when a friend sent me a back pain
    relief program and I wanted to share it with everyone. Here's a link for people
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  63. Dizzy2K
    Dizzy2K June 12, 2019

    When ever I touch this specific spot in my back it hurts

  64. Josh Adams
    Josh Adams June 13, 2019

    I did active therapy as well as work even though I got severe sciatica I did it for 2 years with a positive mindset and I saw a noticeable decrease in my money and no improvement. I've pretty much given up now and am waiting for surgery. I'll give myself 6 months to a year to improve after that if I haven't improved I think I'll just commit suicide. I just wanna make sure I try everything first so I have no regrets if it comes to that

  65. mark lloyd
    mark lloyd June 16, 2019

    This is a lovely animation and I really enjoyed it, but I’m 2 and a half years into back pain, exhausted all treatments you discussed and had two surgeries and I still have chronic pain…

  66. Wendy Owen
    Wendy Owen June 17, 2019

    I think the mind plays a large part in our perception of pain. That's the direction I will be taking from now on (having tried everything else!)

  67. Karen Martin
    Karen Martin June 21, 2019

    I love his drawings I could colour them in.great advice my back has spasmd now in agony but taking it steady xxx

  68. Jackie Trujillo
    Jackie Trujillo June 25, 2019

    Hi l have a lower back pain and when l try to get up. I can't walk it gets my back lower and wants to sit or lay down. Wat should l do and wat cause this. Well this go away and how long.

  69. Uncle With lumbago
    Uncle With lumbago June 28, 2019

    I got terminal lumbago its very serious

  70. Debora Smith
    Debora Smith June 29, 2019

    This back pain guide, "Kemzαnο Loni" (Google it) is incredible! I find it too good to be true at the beginning but when I applied it last night, I find myself with a relieved back next thing early in the day. Because I`m very happy with the outcomes, I also sent the guideline to my mom and dad. I was told that they can`t just imagine how wonderful was it. The most efficient answer for back pain..

  71. Jame Andy
    Jame Andy July 2, 2019

    I was suffering from lower back pain while trying to sleep at night. Due to my sleeping alignment, I made my hips out of its natural position. With this back pain guideline, "Kemzαnο Loni" (Google it) it has done the trick. Because of this guideline, gone are the sleepless nights due to my back pain..

  72. I'm Vincent
    I'm Vincent July 4, 2019

    I had growing pains in the middle of my back

  73. apple butter
    apple butter July 6, 2019

    What a crock. I can't believe so many people are falling for this. I truly hope this advice doesn't bring people more harm, but I suspect that it will.

    If you have a health issue, go to a real doctor. Do not get this kind of specialized advice from youtube.

  74. miyoski98765
    miyoski98765 July 8, 2019

    keep moving.. movement is medicine.. thank you DocMikeEvans!

  75. Repent_And_Follow_Jesus World
    Repent_And_Follow_Jesus World July 12, 2019

    Seek jesus and repent of your sins

  76. Bruce Junker
    Bruce Junker July 12, 2019

    Suffered severe workplace slip / fall – Workers Comp denied physicians request for expedited specialist appointment – I returned to emergency 5 times and was denied any investigation. In severe unrelenting pain I was forced into physiotherapy and threatened with "Non-compliance" termination of wcb benefits if I refused to perform exercises that caused severe unrelenting pain. Almost 2 yrs after injury first thoracic spinal fracture diagnosed, 5 orthopedic surgeons / 3 neurosurgeons over next 3 yrs "REUSED" investigation of my 2nd spinal injury. 5+ yrs after workplace injury my 2nd spinal injury was finally diagnosed. "In Canada if you suffer significant workplace injury, "Everything Possible" is used by workers comp and their contract doctors to deny medical investigation. – 3 mri scans I received were DELIBERATELY FALSIFIED" to Terminate WCB benefits, I have received "0" treatment for my workplace injuries due to WCB CORRUPTION, In Saskatchewan Canada Government Organized Medical Insurance Fraud = Blatant Racketeering. "Don't believe me watch this video, this is what awaits Saskatchewan Severely Injured. –

  77. It's Ya Boi LD
    It's Ya Boi LD July 13, 2019

    I got lumbago. It’s very serious.

  78. Lagger AndNoob
    Lagger AndNoob July 14, 2019

    Damnnnn I fell in a Tree and my back hurts always in 3 years

  79. Mouna Mouhamed
    Mouna Mouhamed July 14, 2019

    Thank god i stumbled upon this video, very helpful

  80. MMM
    MMM July 15, 2019

    This is bullshit

  81. sky 5 fitness Bhopal
    sky 5 fitness Bhopal July 16, 2019

    My back pain sometimes comes with extremely painful sometimes low. Cant understand what is going on

  82. Christina Greaves
    Christina Greaves July 17, 2019

    This is so helpful to me😊

  83. ROCKERS 78
    ROCKERS 78 July 19, 2019

    Meanwhile back at the Ranch

  84. Wilma Washington
    Wilma Washington July 24, 2019

    You must work for the insurance industry.

  85. Michael McDade
    Michael McDade July 26, 2019

    Air Force AMN/NCO/SNCO brought me here.

  86. ng michael
    ng michael July 28, 2019

    helpful, self knowledge…

  87. kelly shea
    kelly shea July 28, 2019

    I herniated my L5-S1 Disc which also collapsed. Had a ALIF lumbar fusion last year at age 25

  88. Ixtayul Ernesto Nuñez
    Ixtayul Ernesto Nuñez July 29, 2019


    I have a method that has worked for my back pain, if you want I can share it with you.

  89. Reality Check
    Reality Check July 29, 2019

    I’m here because I laid down completely relaxed (for the first time in over a year) in bed watching TV and less than 25mins I got back pain and on my ass rolling around for 3 days non stop stretching

  90. Noureddien Rouabah
    Noureddien Rouabah July 30, 2019

    I have pain in paragraph L5 .s1 What can I do thanks in advance.

  91. Allen Hoang
    Allen Hoang July 31, 2019

    My 26+ years of lower right back pain went away with the cat stretch with knees on the bed. The pain migrated to the left side. That left lower back pain went away after 3 sessions of a back extension workout. I am pain free for about 2 years now.

  92. Lisa T
    Lisa T July 31, 2019

    The arts good, however
    Well I disagree . broke my back in 2002 and compressed fractures and herniated discs it disabled me for over a decade . It still causes me chronic pain
    Moving was what seemed like hell just to lift my arms or move or rotate or do simple daily life acts of living . A lot went on hold . It Seemed like torture.every movement.therapy , made it worse, had shots in my spine , everything was painful .

  93. TheKreativeKat
    TheKreativeKat August 1, 2019

    Hello Doc, I think this is one of the best videos out there on low back pain. I think your tone and word choice make the information easily digestible to most people who will then be helped.
    100% true- exercise, movement, and avoiding being sedentary are mandatory for chronic pain not related to 'disease', as you said. Unfortunately, when you have pain, it is really difficult to make yourself move so people just don't. Plus, chronic pain often causes a depressed mood or even depression, which makes it even harder to keep moving.
    As someone with chronic pain due to multiple injuries, I hope that people will take your advice and keep moving! It always makes me feel better!

  94. Tovi Mirkin
    Tovi Mirkin August 2, 2019

    I had terrible sciatica from a slipped disc for 8 month. I went to 6 chiropractors/ physio's and nothing helped. Best thing thing I ever did was join a pilates class. It improved my core and since then I have been pain free

  95. Markus Lucas
    Markus Lucas August 5, 2019

    I was having low back pain while trying to sleep at night. As a result of my sleeping alignment, I made my hips out of its natural place. This lumbar pain guidebook, "Kemzαnο Loni" (Google it) that I`ve lately found has made miracles to my situation. Thanks to this guideline, completely gone are the sleepless nights because of my back pain..

  96. oceansheart23
    oceansheart23 August 9, 2019

    I am watching this on my bed. I think I had better move.

  97. 711 Hardcandy
    711 Hardcandy August 10, 2019

    So a person over the age of 55 that had Hip implant/ excruciating  Back pain is something in his Minds , might need to seek a Shrink to relive the Problem .

  98. Alasdair Livingston
    Alasdair Livingston August 11, 2019

    No idea what you are talking about clearly never had a bad back

  99. AngRepublika _
    AngRepublika _ August 12, 2019

    My Uncle has serious lower back pain. It made him resign his job and stop working. I really feel sad for him.

  100. Walter Alonso
    Walter Alonso August 16, 2019

    I have arthritis mainly in my thumbs and sometimes have a hard time holding onto things or I`ve got problems picking things up. When I started out making use of the arthritis treatment method “Rοngοdο Ruzο” (Google it), my understanding as well as motion became better and I did not need to throw in more effort than needed. .

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