Bringing Things into Balance: The Relationship Between Low Back Pain and the Pelvic Floor

By: Katie Parrotte, PT, DPT, OCS, CFMT The Occurrence of Low Back Pain Low back pain is the most common cause of disability and lost work time among working-age adults in industrialized countries (1). In fact, the worldwide prevalence of chronic low back pain has been estimated to be 11.9% of the population on a …

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By Riva Preil Prolonged sitting has been linked with obesity as well as elevated blood pressure, sugar levels, and cholesterol. Contrary to what some may believe routine exercise does NOT counteract the detrimental health effects of prolonged sitting. In fact, according to a study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, “Even if people …

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