News, exercises, tips and education

Discover helpful spine exercises, tips on maintaining good posture and educational articles
ConditionsNews
Spinal Instability
Spinal Instability

Spinal Instability - Description When the discs in the spine start to degenerate they lose disc height and disc tension (turgor), leading to slackening of the surrounding ligaments. The core muscles of the spine and deep abdomen often become "switched off" as part...

Conditions
Facet Joint Pain
Facet Joint Pain

Description & Causes Facet joints are the small knuckle sized joints along the posterior aspect of the spinal column. Each vertebral level has two facet joints; one on the left and one on the right. Facet joints normally function to guide movement of the spine...

Conditions
Back Pain
Back Pain

Acute Back Pain The most common cause of back or neck pain, which has only been present for a short time in an otherwise healthy person, is usually some sort of sprain or strain. A number of tissues can be the source of the pain, such as the muscles, ligaments,...