The Big 5: Easy Exercises For Stabilizing Your Low Back

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Will the Big 5 low back exercises help your lower back?   What are the Big 5 low back exercises for stabilizing your spine?   Spinal stablilization exercises are used by health practitioners like this Toronto downtown chiropractor. Your goal with these exercises is to try and stabilize the “core” with exercises. Like trying to balance a shampoo bottle on your back in a “crawling” position, the muscles of your hip, back and abdomen need to be strong enough and have enough endurance to hold that shampoo bottle in place without tipping it over. In other words your lower back needs to[...]
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Chiropractic Spinal Manipulation Vs. Nerve Root Injections for Lumbar Disc Herniations

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Chiropractic Spinal Manipulation Vs. Nerve Root Injections for Lumbar Disc Herniations-Toronto downtown chiropractor Are you considering chiropractic spinal manipulation for your disc herniation?   Have you been wondering if a nerve injection would help your lumbar disc herniation?   Instead of lower back surgery a viable option could be nerve root injections or chiropractic spinal manipulation for your lumbar disc herniation.   I this article of Bodi Empowerment I go over the pros and cons of chiropractic spinal manipulation vs. nerve injections.   Chiropractic spinal manipulation is when a chiropractor puts you on your side and “cracks your back”. Now I don’t like to call it that, I prefer the word “adjustment”.  [...]
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Beware Of Lower Back Surgery: Guide To Lower Back Surgery

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Beware Of Lower Back Surgery: Guide To Lower Back Surgery -Toronto Downtown Chiropractor Have you been told you need lower back surgery for your chronic low back pain?   Are you contemplating lower back surgery?   In this issue of Bodi Empowerment I give you the tools to help you decide if you are a candidate for lower back surgery OR if you would benefit more from a lower back rehabilitation program, by a chiropractor or physiotherapist.   When Lower Back Surgery Is Needed   Fever Linked to Lower Back Pain A chronic lower back pain episode with fever maybe just the flu. A more sinister problem is when you have flu caused by[...]
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The Good & Ugly About Acute Low Back Pain

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Acute Low Back Pain-What Should You Do? Toronto Downtown Chiropractor Did you just put out your low back?   Want to know the best way to get back your life as quickly as possible?   In this issue I go over some proven things you should do and shouldn’t do, when you have acute low back pain with or without sciatica. First I go over the red flags that should alert you that you should be worried.   See Also:  Sciatica: The Best Exercises For People With Sciatica     When Should You Be Worried About Acute Low Back Pain?   Trauma: If you are older and had a fall and[...]
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Why Is Disc Herniation Surgery Success Rate Only 50%?

By Dr Ken Nakamura+

Why Is Disc Herniation Surgery Success Rate 50%?- Toronto Downtown Chiropractor Are you considering getting surgery for your low back?   Would you like to know why many low back disc surgeries fail?   Most people think that an bulging disc on an MRI means, that is the cause of their low back pain. This mistake is made by doctors, chiropractors and radiologists alike.     An MRI stands for Magnetic Resonance Imaging. The problem with MRIs is that almost no single person has a completely normal MRI. “It is very rare for an MRI to come back with the words “normal study,“ said Dr. Christopher DiGiovanni, a professor of orthopedics and a sports medicine specialist[...]
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