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Lower Back Pain

Lower Back Pain

60-90% of the population will experience lower back pain in their lifetime, so if you haven’t yet, its likely you are going to at some point. Fortunately, 40% of the time, your back pain will resolve within the week, with the right management. For those not so lucky, around 44% of people will experience chronic lower back pain which can greatly affect daily tasks and is a common cause of days off work. So, who can help?

Does stretching benefit running?

Does stretching benefit running?

Should you stretch immediately before or after a run? No. Contrary to most beliefs, research suggests that an acute phase of stretching (before or after exercise) does not show any benefits and indicates a possible decrease in performance and increase risk of injury.