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After years of lower back pain, I figured out the cause and solved the problem. If you have back pain, check out these posts on the topic. They might be able to help you.

Investigation

How I Figured Out the Cause of My Back Pain – Assume you don’t know the cause. Become a detective.

Back Pain and Learned Helplessness – When it comes to figuring out the root causes of your back pain, you need to take charge of the investigation, not the “experts”.

Stress

The Psychology of Back Pain – The pain is real. The source may not be. This post explains how stress can manifest as back pain.

Back Pain, Headaches and Stress – Why does stress sometimes lead to back pain and other times lead to headaches?

Sarno, Back Pain and Coffee? – What is the connection between coffee, stress and back pain? Is the coffee triggering the stress or does one drink more coffee during periods of higher stress?

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Exercise

Back Pain and Back Exercises – I begin with the premise that my back is healthy and I use exercise as a way to demonstrate that fact.

Body Language and Exercise Warm Up – This post is about using positive expansive body language when we warm up prior to exercise.

Merging Foundation Training With Hillfit – We sit a lot. Foundation Training is the BEST and most efficient tool for undoing the hours we spend each day sitting. This post covers an exercise I created called The Static Windmill, which I have found super beneficial.