Virtual Training & Programming for Self-Directed Training available if appropriate.
The assessment begins with a comprehensive interview in order to gain a thorough understanding of your history of low back pain.
A physical examination follows in order to determine the movements, postures and loads that exacerbate your pain, and those that relieve it. Muscular weaknesses, anatomical anomalies, and neural tensions are assessed in order to hone in on the precise cause of your pain and provide a clear picture for the recovery plan.
Please bring MRI if available.
Time : 2-2.5 hrs.
The objective of phase 2 is to wind down pain sensitivity. This
is where education and training begins.
You will learn about your injury and what causes your pain.
You will be trained to adopt new, pain-free, movement patterns that will allow the traumatized tissues to rest and promote healing.
Positions of respite, spine position awareness and modifications to your daily activities will be coached.
Building the Foundation
The very delicate recovery phase that removes the cause of pain is followed by an exercise plan carefully designed to build a resilient back through core endurance and spine stabilization training.
The selection and dosage of exercises are skillfully administered based on your spine's tolerance and capacity.
At the end of this phase, you will receive a 6-12 week program to perform daily. Patience, dedication and consistency are key.
Advancing Your Fitness
Individuals who have fitness-related goals will progress to this phase.
There is a shift in focus from back rehabilitation to back performance.
Your unique back injury and personal history continues to steer the ideal selection and dosage of exercises to increase challenge and build strength.
Ultimate Back Performance
This phase is reserved for high level performance and athletic goals.
Continue to build strength while developing speed, power and agility around a robust back. Re-gain your athletic prowess.