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Different people, different conditions

Let's imagine two people. Call them what you want. Let's use "R" and "J" for now.

R is someone who exercises regularly.
J is someone who never finds...

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It's better to be non-specific

Everyone wants a specific answer to everything nowadays, including having answers that explain conditions such as back pain.

If you have seen a...

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Good and bad movements

There are movements we all do, some of them regularly, and some less often.

There are also movements that people fear for the risk they present in...

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Well, that's comforting.

A theme amongst people with back pain is their posture, and more commonly, their seated posture. Has it caused their back pain? What can be done to...

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What's to blame for back pain?

You have back pain. You want to know why. Understandable.

Perhaps if we understand why it happened, we can work out a way to tackle it and prevent...

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Better, or not worse

When struggling with back pain, people want to know what they can do, and perhaps what they should avoid.

Sadly, confusion can set in...

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What just happened?

It happens. One moment you're fine, the next you're not.

As well as dealing with your symptoms, you start to wonder how you got...

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The Circle of Life

Don't worry. We're not about to burst into song...

Instead, we're thinking about the big picture of human development, and in turn, the big...

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Habits, Priorities, and Culture

We all have habits, things we do regularly. Some of them are annoying, but others keep us healthy.

We also make certain things a priority. We make...

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Decision Making

What was the last decision you made?

Perhaps it was something benign like whether to make tea or coffee?

Perhaps it was something huge like whether...

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Back Pain and Butterfingers

Here's an idea for understanding cause and effect in the chaotic world of back pain.

Imagine you're with someone in a space...

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Do you know what you're doing?

A common conception of injuries such as back pain is that there are exercises or stretches that can be done to help stimulate or speed up recovery....

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