Four Stretches to Relieve Sciatica

Sciatica is pain that runs along the sciatic nerve. It happens when one or more of the nerves that make up the large sciatic nerve are irritated or pinched, causing pain in the buttocks, back of leg and, sometimes, the foot. 

A Runner’s Guide to Back Pain & Treatment

While running and jogging are excellent forms of aerobic exercise and can be done by people of all ages, they involve repetitive jarring of the spine which can worsen or cause back pain, especially in the lower back. In this guide we share what causes back pain from running, how to prevent and alleviate this pain, and when to see a spine specialist.

Top 5 Exercises to Relieve Back Pain

Graphic showing three yoga exercise positions for back pain

Whether subtle, mild or debilitating, lower back pain is something that affects millions of people every single day. If you’re experiencing lower back pain, try one or more of the following exercises to help relieve it until you can come in for a consultation appointment with Dr. Petersen.

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