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Manual Osteopathy and Chronic Back Pain

DID YOU KNOW that Manual Osteopathy is the most effective and one of the best options available in treating CHRONIC BACK PAIN?

Back problems are among the most common chronic conditions in Canada. 4 adults out of five experience back pain at some time in their lives. Manual Osteopathy practitioners relieve low back pain using effective clinical tools such as mobilization, muscle energy technique, soft tissue therapy, exercise, and patient education.

There are numerous simple strategies that can help preventing the onset of back pain. Among them:

  • Maintain a healthy diet and weight.
  • Stay active and avoid prolonged inactivity.
  • Warm up before exercising or physical activities.
  • Proper posture, especially when lifting a heavy object.
  • Quit smoking.

Exercises- doing regular stretches to muscles, tendons, and ligaments are an important element of all back exercises. It reduces tension in muscles, improves range of motion and mobility. Remember, if you do not have any back pain, it’s still a great idea to do couple of these stretches to prevent any back pain:

  • Child pose
  • Single knee to chest 
  • Sphinx stretch
  • Piriformis muscle stretch
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Visit us at www.backtomotion.ca and book your first Manual Osteopathy assessment to get relief from your pain and get Back to Motion.