Want the Benefits of Inversion Therapy without the Equipment? Try These Exercises

spinal decompression at home

Every day, whether you’re standing or sitting, the force of gravity is pulling down on your spine, compressing the discs in your back, taxing your ligaments, and putting pressure on your nerves. Over time, spinal compression can lead to upper and lower back pain, neck pain, stiff shoulders and neck and spine-related conditi … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Herniated Disc Exercises: Everything You Need to Know

Medically reviewed by Dr. Brian Paris, D.C on Jan. 20, 2019. Targeted herniated disc exercises are one of the best herniated disc treatments if your goal is to permanently heal a herniated disc. The trick is knowing what kinds of exercise will help your herniated disc – and not make matters worse. I've helped hundreds of … Read More

Filed Under: Herniated Disc
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

5 Inversion Table Exercises That Build Strength and Muscle

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Medically reviewed by Dr. Brian Paris, D.C on Jan. 20, 2019. Whether you own an inversion table or are thinking about buying one, you should know that inversion therapy, specifically inversion table exercises, are among the fastest ways to get safe, natural relief from back pain. How fast? Try 10-seconds-to-pain-relief f … Read More

Filed Under: Inversion Therapy, Video
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Spondylolisthesis Exercises That Relieve and Prevent Pain

Medically reviewed by Dr. Brian Paris, D.C on Jan. 20, 2019. Spondylolisthesis ("spon-dee-low-lis-thee-sis”) is a big fancy word that simply means a vertebra in your spine has slipped out of position. It sounds like a pretty extreme condition. And spondylolisthesis can be the source of severe back pain, usually in the lo … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain, Exercise, Fitness, Spondylolisthesis
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Sciatica Exercises to Avoid: Do This, Not That

The sciatic nerve is the longest and widest single nerve in your body, running from your lower spine down each leg and ending in each foot. Sciatica refers to the pain, numbness and other symptoms caused by compression or inflammation of this important nerve. Read More: The 4 Causes of All Sciatica Sciatica exercise … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Why do I need to use this trigger point device if I’m doing Stretches and Exercises?

A trigger points can not be stretched or exercises out, they need to be mechanically broken, with direct pressure, the very thing this trigger point device does for you. However because a trigger point will make a muscle tight, weak, and dysfunctional, you must immediately following the use of the device, put the specific … Read More

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10 Simple Pinched Nerve Exercises

Neck Pain

If you've ever experienced a pinched nerve, you know that it can be an annoying and painful condition. Learn how to treat it with these helpful exercises and stretches. Article quick links: Pinched nerve exercises Common symptoms of pinched nerve pain Common causes of pinched nerve pain A pinched nerve … Read More

Filed Under: Pain Relief
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Yes, This Form of Exercise Can Help Your Back Pain!

If you’re fed up with your aching back, put down your painkillers (and certainly postpone any invasive procedures like steroid injections or back surgery) and put on your workout clothes. Exercise, in general, is wonderful for back pain (both prevention and relief), but today I want you to consider one specific type that … Read More

Filed Under: Pilates
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

50 Most Amazing Benefits of Exercise

Exercise is good for you … but chances are you have no idea how good it actually is. If exercise were a pill, let’s just say it would easily become the best-selling drug in the world because it prevents disease, slows aging, boosts your mental health and makes for a more attractive physique. … Read More

Filed Under: Exercise
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

6 Best Anti-Aging Exercises

If you want to tap into a natural fountain of youth, try exercise. As you age, mitochondrial biogenesis (the process by which new mitochondria are formed in your cells) declines. As the energy factories of your cells, when your mitochondrial mass declines, or begin to develop mutations, you begin to exhibit signs and sympto … Read More

Filed Under: Combat Aging
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,