Sports Med Insights: Kinesiology Taping for Low Back Pain

  • February 2017
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by Steve Capobianco, DC, MS, RockTape Medical Director How can clinicians integrate kinesiology taping into care plans for low back pain patients? The integration of kinesiology taping can be considered an extension of your hands-on therapy. More and more research is supporting the use of taping to mitigate both acute and chronic back pain (1).

Sports Med Insights: Low Back Exercise Risk vs Reward

  • February 2017
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Helping patients prevent low back pain through exercise programming The economic impact of low back pain (LBP) is greater than $100 billion per year and causes more disability globally than any other condition. (1,2) It is the most common cause of activity limitation in adults aged 45 and younger and only second to arthritis in

Sports Med Insights: Can Hip Extension Influence LBP?

  • April 2015
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Passive hip range of motion is reduced in active subjects with chronic low back pain compared to controls. Roach, San Juan, Suprak, Lyda, Bies, and Boydston, in International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy (2015) What did the researchers do? Researchers compared passive hip extension, hip internal rotation, hip external rotation and total hip rotation range-of-motion