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Why you can have lower back pain into extension and flexion

January 9, 2017

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When someone with a lower back issue leans over / bends down, they’ll usually have pain in one of two ways. On the way down, or on the way up. Pain on the way down is often a sign of pain into flexion. The lower back rounds => person has pain => “flexion intolerant.” There […]

Why grandma shouldn’t deadlift

August 12, 2014

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This is an excerpt from my write up on my second visit to the Washington University in St. Louis. I wanted to give this its own post. A highlight of my trip was the direct conversations I got to have with Shirley. As far as I know, I was the only non-therapist at this course. Oddly, […]