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Sports Doc of Lawrenceville NJ: PREVENT BACK PAIN by working on Glute Muscles

By PPSM Staff
Sports Med

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Orthopedic Doctors, Physical Therapists and Chiropractors of Performance Spine & Sports Medicine (PSSM) work together to get patients OUT of BACK PAIN.  But Back pain can recur within a year and the chances of getting hurt again can be anywhere from 30% – 80%!!!! (1)

To prevent this from happening, the doctors of PSSM suggest a 3 step technique to prevent back pain

1) Stretch your Hips

2) Practice Abdominal Bracing DAILY for at least 2 – 5 minutes (2)

3) Strengthen those Buttocks!!!

For more, check out this slide show  by Dr. Joseph Jimenez of PSSM.  PRESS ON THE ARROW AND ALSO PUT YOUR CURSOR DIRECTLY OVER THE SLIDE TO ENLARGE AND INTERACT WITH THE IMAGES!!!!

 

References:

1) Stanton, T et al. After an Episode of Acute Low Back Pain, Recurrence is Unpredictable and Not as Common as Previously Thought.  2008 Spine vol 33, No. 25, pp 2923 –  2928

2) Hides, J et al. Long-Term Effects of Specific Stabilizing Exercises after First-Episode Low Back Pain. 2001 Spine; Vol 26. No 11. pp E 243-E248

 

BEGINNER GLUTE PROGRAM!!

Perform the exercises with controlled movements, start with one set of each exercise for 15 – 20 reps for each leg.  Increase to 2 sets when you are comfortable

Reverse Step Up

Step Up: Start by putting one leg on a platform or bench while the other leg is dangling behind the rest of the body while bending slightly forward. Simply step up, placing the dangled leg on the level of the bench while contracting your glute.

Single Leg Squat

One Legged Squat: With one leg one the bench

and the other on the floor, squat down with

 Perform the squat with each leg

Step Up modified2

Start with one set of 15 – 20 reps and progress to 2 sets of 15 – 20 reps for each leg.

Dynamic Lunge

While holding a dumbell, lunge forward as shown. Lunge with either the left or right leg and then repeat with other leg for one set for 15 reps to start. You can progress to 2 set

Orthopedic Doctor in Lawrenceville NJ gives Instructions for Physical Therapy, Chiropractic Manipulations after Platelet Injections

By PPSM Staff

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injections can help cure rotator cuff injuries, ligament, muscle and tendon tears in ANY Joint Injury!

As of May, 2012,  analysis of our charts  at Performance Spine & Sports Medicine (PS&SM) reveals that 90% of our patients with rotator cuff tears that cause shoulder pain can be cured by PRP and Rehab WITHOUT SURGERY! Most patients accomplished this within 1 – 3 injections!

There is confusion about how long it may take to heal after the injection so I prepared this movie to demonstrate what we do here at PS&SM that can maximize patient outcomes

PLEASE PUT TO “FULL SCREEN MODE”