Before we dive into helping lower back pain during pregnancy, let me introduce myself. Hi, I’m Hannah! I work in the marketing department at Plexus and YES, I am pregnant! So, you could say that I’m a reliable candidate to write this blog (at least my fellow co-workers thought so). Here’s a little background: I’m currently 25 weeks prego and I hear this phrase almost every single day, “You don’t even look pregnant!” And it’s true. I’m hardly popping out, even though I’m over halfway to the finish line. It’s because my sweet baby boy (IT’S A BOY!) loves to...
For the 80 percent of Americans that will suffer from back pain at some time in their lives, there are multiple ways of how to relieve that pain. Lower back pain relief can cost a lot of money. In a study, Carey and Freburger said that the estimated costs of the condition are more than $100 billion annually. Why spend your money on treatments you are not positive will work? Lower back pain relief at home can be both efficient and effective. Because of the large percentage of people who will experience back pain, it has led to a lot...
Did you know that lower back pain is the most common type of pain reported by Americans? Did you know that lower back pain is the most common cause of job-related disability? Lower back pain affects millions of men each year. The lower back supports the spine and your entire upper body, but cannot give support when there is pain. Nearly every movement and activity in a daily routine uses the muscles in your lower back. Think about it; bending over to pick something up, throwing a ball, heavy lifting at the gym, and the list goes on. Lower back pain in men can...
You know that pain? Yeah right there. You stand up from a chair and grab your lower back because it hurts. Lower back pain can put you down for a while. It gets in the way of being able to live life! The lower back is a target area for pain. Many people will experience pain in their lower back at some point in their lives. According to WebMD the lower back is subject to a lot of stress and strain. The weight of the upper body puts loads on the lower back. You may have thought before that the cause of...
Getting that summer six pack is a great incentive to strengthen the core. Let’s be honest, most of us are just looking to do core workouts to look good on the beach, or at the lake. Little do we realize there are other reasons why a strong core is good for the body. Greatist puts it like this, “The core (composed of the oft-mentioned upper and lower abdominals as well as the side, back, psoas, and glutei muscles) provides a muscular framework that protects internal organs, aids movement, and lends balance and stability to the whole body.” Have you ever heard,...
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