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Lumbar disc injuries (6 of 6): Why work the good side?

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Today, we complete our series on the lumbar disc. (If you haven’t seen parts 1-5, go to www.totalmotionpt.com/blog)

The previous weeks we’ve talked about our definition of disc problems pain, the causes of disc injuries, how to effectively measure that problem on yourself in a few key tests, and how you can improve that problem by trying to work the “good”/other side in exercises.

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Lumbar disc injuries (5 of 6): Treatment (3 exercises to try)

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So now that you know how to test for lumbar disc issues with the 3 key tests we discussed in the last blog, how can you apply the results of those tests in to some treatment?

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Lumbar Disc Injuries (4 of 6): Testing for Lumbar Disc Injuries

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So you think that you might have a lumbar disc injury?

Try out these 3 tests to see if that might be the case.

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Lumbar Disc Injuries (3 of 6): Why the Problems Keep Returning/ Connectedness

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Ever wonder why your lumbar disc problem just won’t go away?

Maybe you’re in this one episode that just seems to persist?
Or maybe you’ve had this problem recur over and over again over the years?

And possibly you’ve even been treated for this before with
surgery, medications, injections, physical therapy, chiropractic, etc.

But it just won’t get “fixed”!

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Lumbar disc (part 2 of 6): The Main Causes of Those Disc Injuries in your Back!

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The Main Causes of Disc Injuries in your Back!

That pain we talked about last week that you get in the back and possibly down in to the legs.

Those that come from a herniation or injury in a Disc in your lower back.

What are the main causes of that pain?

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Lumbar Disc Injuries (1 of 6): Introduction

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Are you freaking out because your doctor just told you that you have a disc injury and you’re worried that this could mean surgery?

Do you struggle with bending forwards?

Do you now or have you ever had a pain in the lower back that can spread down to the buttocks and leg?

Well, you might have a lumbar disc injury.

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Taking Control of Your Health Destinies

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Do you ever feel like your health is out of your control? That your only option is to do what the doctor says, be compliant in taking your meds, and then just hope for the best?

You’re invited to participate in an interactive discussion about diet, lifestyle and healthcare. You’ll discover the latest and best scientific information about diet and health that will allow you to make the most informed decisions for you and your family.

It’s free and you can bring friends. Seating is limited, so please reserve your place now.

When: Thursday, June 16, 2016 from 6:15 PM to 7:15 PM (EDT)
Where: Total Motion Physical Therapy – 4030 Wake Forest Road, Raleigh, NC 27609
RSVP here: https://control-health-destiny-16-05-16.eventbrite.com

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[Video] Career Ending Shoulder Injury, but then this happened 9 years later!

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Crazy isn’t it?

97% of clinicians don’t know faster results can be gotten from doing motions on the opposite side (opposite side can be left to right OR top to bottom OR diagonal from the injured area)

I bet you didn’t know either… did you?

Everyone needs to know… don’t you think?

Now you know… be sure to use your new super power wisely. 🙂

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Sacroiliac Joint (SI jt, 6 of 6): Why work the “good side” for my sacroiliac pain? Plus a testimonial from one who fixed hers!

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Today we complete our series on the sacroiliac (SI) joint for pelvic pains.

The previous weeks we’ve talked about our definition of SI joint pain, the causes of SI joint pain, how to effectively measure that problem on yourself, and how you can improve that problem by trying to work the “good”/other side in exercises.

So the question that then needs to be asked is: “Why would working the good side be a good idea? Why would it work better than working in to the pain?”

The thought is also that “won’t my bad leg get weaker if I only work the parts of my body that are stronger and don’t hurt?”

These are great questions, which I answer below. But before we go to those questions, here is a testimonial of a patient who had horrible SI joint pain and her thoughts on therapy and our program

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Sacroiliac Joint (SI jt, 5 of 6): How to Treat the SI joint in less than 3 minutes

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So now that you know how to test for the SI joint with the 3 key tests we discussed last week, how can you apply the results of those tests in to some treatment?

It’s actually easier than you think.

But watch this video below to learn how to do it.

Then read the rest of the blog below to see how I can specifically help you with your problems.

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