Here is what we’ve learned over the years about managing back pain:

  • Imbalances can be created that are very hard to rectify. (the “hump”)
  • In men, the back of the body generally needs stretching and the front needs strengthening.
  • Pilates is a very efficient way to maintain back health
  • Stress and the back
  • Back injuries I’ve suffered: bathtub, pallets, night before Smith kitch
  • Chiropractic and back pain — I’m skeptical
  • What I’ve learned about posture at a computer
  • Special Pilates add-ons we’ve developed to focus on back strengthening
  • proper lifting in one lesson