Mend My Back Lifestyle Foundations

Top Tips to Prevent and Manage Your Back Pain

Our well-being is a result of our daily habits. If you experience back discomfort in your day to day activities, then this Lifestyle program is for you. Discover daily lifestyle tips to help cultivate a healthier back at home or at work from getting in and out of the car to finding a comfortable position in bed. Learn valuable tricks to sit, stand and bend over more safely. Explore healthy ways to decrease pain and inflammation, get a better night’s sleep along with other techniques to assist in back recovery.

  • Explore nine short lifestyle lessons
  • Practice “power posture”
  • Learn how to sit, stand and move better
  • Try our tension reducing techniques
  • Discover tips to get a better night’s sleep
  • Insert our healthy back tips into your own lifestyle
  • Follow along at your own pace

12 Lessons

Gentle

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Mend My Back Essentials

Learn how to reduce inflammation and pain, practice positions to get out of crisis mode and exercises to stabilize the joints surrounding your back.

8 Ways Back Essentials Can Help You

  • ​​Discover 7 common causes of back pain​
  • Build better posture
  • Top 10 safe and effective back care exercises
  • Review basic spinal anatomy
  • Techniques to release tension
  • Back tips for better days
  • Stress less tools
  • Lifetime access

21 Lessons

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Mend My Back Conditioning Program

Welcome to the Mend My Back Conditioning Program. ​​Four modules focusing on back mobility, back stability, flexibility, and strength.

​The Mend My Back Conditioning Program ​came to life ​after Ian went through back surgery. He was diagnosed with 5 herniated discs. ​When the idea of surgery was presented to him he turned it down at first. At the time it really felt like it was the only way out. In hind sight, we'll never know, but he's not sure he would have gone through with it. Since then, hundreds of Laura's clients have gone through the MMB programs.

Ian eventually realized ​what had become a very serious back problem was the accumulation of micro bad habits over the years and decades. Imagine ​catching an unpleasant cold. You heal from it, but not fully. You carry weaknesses with you over the years making you more vulnerable to more serious chronic conditions due to immune suppression. Few people worry about prevention, most of us ​go see ​a professional when problems are present to help resolve them. Let's try to avoid the suffering before​ the problem happens!

Today, functional ​movement testing has revealed weaknesses that, in hind sight, Ian ​did not realize he had. ​Few people take the time to see someone ​who is trained with the right movement science knowledge. Kinesiologists, athletic therapists, physiotherapists, ​some osteopaths and chiropractors have the expertise​ to validate and treat ​musculoskeletal issues.

Not sure which module to start with? Try the Mend My Back Conditioning Wizard below.

55 Lessons

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Program Wizards

The Mend My Back Wizards are optional.

They were designed as guides to choosing the right program and/or module for you.
Bear in mind that all of Mend My Back rests on a progressive approach. Much like the progressive increase in intensity principal in fitness which states that you need to increase exercise difficulty to improve your outcome.

That is how Ian one of our founders managed to find his full back mobility after undergoing back surgery.

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