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Video: Back Pain, BJJ and Bank Balance.

Back Pain, BJJ and Bank Balance. Working with Professor Gui Neves at Garage Jiu Jitsu in Bondi Junction today – https://garagejiujitsu.com.au/   The single most important concept for managing back injuries successfully is that of the BANK BALANCE. Think of the bank balance as your total amount of work your back can do in a…

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September 13, 2018

Video: Glute Stretches

Glute Stretches Tight hips sink ships. It would be safe for me to say that in 99.9% of cases of back pain/stiffness there are issues with stiffness in the hips as well.

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August 9, 2018

Video: Back Pain and Deadlifts…

Back Pain and Deadlifts… A great lower back strength, hypertrophy and fat burning exercise..But do you need them? Deadlifts are a great exercise, but they also have a high risk of re-injury associated with them (more so than squats).

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August 9, 2018

Lower Back Rehab: Getting Back Into The Gym Safely.

Lower Back Rehab: Getting Back Into The Gym Safely. How do you bridge the gap from low level rehab into lifting safely? The trickiest part of injury rehabilitation (after the initial investigation stages) is how to safely, and effectively, return to lifting for strength and performance once a solid foundation has been built.

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June 24, 2018

“Thousands of back pain sufferers given ‘harmful’ treatments”

“Thousands of back pain sufferers given ‘harmful’ treatments” Interesting public debate going on this week in regards to effective treatment for lower back pain. Although I agree with the main point the article is trying to make, that back pain sufferers are at the mercy of a lot of snake oil salesmen, there are some…

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March 25, 2018

Video: A Simple Routine For Better Posture and Less Shoulder Pain.

A Simple Routine For Better Posture and Less Shoulder Pain. A nice simple starting program to help improve rounded posture, and reduce stiffness and pain in the shoulders. A lot of shoulder pain and impingement is simply a product of years of poor posture; being sat for long periods with rounded shoulders and upper back.…

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March 25, 2018

Video: Back Pain and Bank Balance.

Back Pain and Bank Balance. What is the single most important concept to understand for long-term success with back injuries? Understanding your back’s health and work capacity as a bank balance. This simple concept will help you break the frustration of getting nowhere with back pain, and gain the first level of understanding to get…

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March 11, 2018

Well Done Rupert!

Remember BACK PAIN IS NOT FOREVER (If you do the work) Well done Rupert! “When I first went to see Brian I was at my wits’ end. I’d had lower back pain for three years. By that I mean I was in pain every hour of every day for three years.

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December 7, 2017

Well Done Sara!

Another Lower Back Pain success story! Well done Sara! “I just wanted to say thanks to you Brian, I will miss your evil sessions down in Melbourne. When I called him up 4 months ago I was struggling to put make up on without leaning on the wall for support. My back was that bad.

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December 6, 2017

Well Done Giorgios!

Another successful lower back rehab! Well done mate!

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November 12, 2017