Low back pain

If you have low back pain, it may be because your pelvis is not moving correctly and your upper back is compensating and doing too much. For a simple discussion of why we have so much back pain, read this article by Pete Egoscue from Sonima.com:

http://www.sonima.com/fitness/source-of-back-pain/

This Utube video from Rick Mathes, Clinic director of Egoscue Austin, has 3 easy exercises that you can try to relieve that pain.  These won't cure the root cause, but they are a way for you to experience with your own body the simplicity of posture alignment therapy.  Do them all, in the order that he presents. Click on the link to view the video, and try them for yourself.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqNnmC09eUU

Here is a short sequence from Pete Egoscue, give them a try (this link is also in the article by Pete, above):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=a6pTC4JvMjc

The site of your pain is rarely the source of your pain. To understand what could be the root cause of your pain, follow this link to read about your body's ideal position (posture) and for an explanation of why it is causing your pain: functional design blueprint. To address the root cause of your pain, schedule an appt for a free posture evaluation.   Contact Pain Free Santa Fe to get your body out of pain, into alignment and experience health assurance.  Pain Free Santa Fe offers individualized exercise programs to realign your body to work properly and get you out of pain.