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Tai Chi: Harnessing the Power of Body and Mind to Combat Back Pain

"In 2009, I had back pain for a long time. I tried many types of therapy, but nothing worked. My friend said, ‘Try tai chi, it is a gentle exercise.’ I refused at first because my back was sore, but eventually I tried it." It helped relieve my back pain.

Yoga May Help Patients With Chronic Nonspecific Low Back Pain

Yoga is commonly used to help treat low back pain, but do studies show that it works?

Building Core Strength to Reduce Back Pain

Reduce your back pain: Find out why developing strong abdominal muscles is key to helping you maintain a healthy spine and learn how it can lead to less back pain.

Video Series: Daily Neck Exercises

A few simple neck stretches and neck exercises every day can help prevent neck pain. Learn 3 easy exercises that you should be doing if you want to prevent neck pain. They're also great for neck pain relief for those days when you wake up with neck pain.

Video Series: Exercises to Keep a Healthy Back

Try these 5 exercises and stretches to help relieve back pain and improve spinal muscle strength and flexibility.

Exercise Center

SpineUniverse Exercise Center explains flexibility training, stretching, weight training, and how exercise and staying active can benefit all age groups.

5 Ways Athletes May Avoid Spine Injury

Excessive spinal strain is a common occurrence in athletes and can lead to episodes of back pain, sometimes severe.

What You Should Know About Exercising After Spine Surgery

Guidelines for safely exercising and resuming physical activity after neck or back surgery provided by an orthopaedic spine surgeon.

Pilates Exercise for a Healthy Spine

Pilates is an exercise that focuses on activating the low back and pelvic muscles—the body's powerhouse, or core. Find out how Pilates exercise strengthens these muscles and leads to a healthy spine.

Weight Lifting and Back Pain

Many people with back pain benefit by incorporating weight lifting, push ups, and chest flies into their regular exercise program.

Stretches and Exercises for Sacroiliac Joint Pain

Three stretches, 2 exercises and advice to help ease as sacroiliac joint pain and sacroiliitis symptoms.

Physical Activity: Health Benefits vs Fitness Benefits

Physical activity and exercise are important to the health of your spine. This article explains the subtle difference between physical activity and exercise.

Yoga Poses for Back Pain

Yoga may help you reduce your back and neck pain and relieve stress. It's a very popular and safe form of exercise for many people who want to improve their spine health.

How to Keep a Healthy Back: Hamstring Stretch Exercise Video

If you want to keep your back healthy, you should do hamstring stretches every day. Watch this video to learn how and why it’s important to back pain prevention.

4 Tips to Help Reduce Back Pain During Pregnancy

After consulting back pain experts, this yoga instructor discovered what worked for her, and shares her favorite stretches and exercises.
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