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Avoid Low Back Pain With Deadlift Progressions

Posted by | 03-04-2015
Our hips are designed to allow for a high degree of flexibility and a wide range of motion in order to support, among other things, those activities that involve bending and lifting. However, all too often, whether due to a tightening of our hips or simply a lack of awareness, we tend to bend from the middle of our back rather than our hips. This causes a straining of the lower back and, ultimately, a significant amount of pain. In the following videos, Dr. Jason Lemieux of Physiomed Oakville demonstrates how use the deadlift technique through a series of progressions to maximize the inherent flexibility in our hips and avoid lower back pain when performing everyday tasks such as bending and lifting:        
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Dr. Scott Wilson

Dr. Scott Wilson is the Founder & Chairman of Physiomed; one of Canada’s largest franchised networks of inter-disciplinary healthcare clinics. A graduate of Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Dr. Wilson founded Physiomed in 1994 and has since grown Physiomed to over 30 clinics in Southern Ontario and British Columbia. With hundreds of practitioners from over a dozen disciplines, Dr. Wilson and Physiomed have helped over 100,000 Canadians with physiotherapy, chiropractic, massage therapy, orthotic therapy, compression therapy and clinical conditioning as part of a program of rehabilitation and health optimization. In addition to helping patients improve their physical and mental well-being, Dr. Wilson has also mentored hundreds of practitioners to provide better care while enjoying more fulfilling careers. He is also a keynote speaker on many health related topics including how physiotherapy, chiropractic and health & wellness treatment can help with stress, weight loss, and unlocking the true potential within to achieve lasting physical well-being.

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