With Back Pain
I was born with degenerative disc disease (DDD). Subsequently, I ended up with back surgery when I was only 18 years old. I can relate to my clients better than the average trainer because I already know how having a bad back affects everything in your life. In my 10+ years as a personal trainer, I have worked with people with a variety of back injuries ranging from spinal stenosis to herniated discs to nerve pain. Only once have I met someone with a worse back than mine.
The body's natural response to pain is to tighten. This will most likely make you stand crooked. Through an isolated flexibility program we can fix this.
One of the best things you can do for back pain is strengthen your core. The problem is not everyone knows how to do this from square one without hurting their back.
Proper Posture in every exercise
You need to be extra sure to engage your core and properly rotate your hips to engage your glutes in almost every exercise. This can dramatically cut your chance of injury while exercising.
Learn which movEments to avoid
People with bad backs shouldn't do the same exercise program as those with healthy backs. Some movements should be avoided all together.
We have worked with:
What to expect:
Everyone comes in at a different starting point. We will evaluate where you are and design a program for you that will keep you safe. You will probably be surprised what you are capable of.