| Ep 585 – Back Pain, Why You’re Hurt and How to Heal w/ Dr Matt Zanis

Author / John

51 Minutes Listen

“It’s more about teaching your body how to find center in every movement pattern, plane of motion, on two legs and one.”

Dr Matt Zanis joins the Crew to help explain what back pain is, what it is not, and what it means about your movement. Low back pain has become such a prevalent occurrence, there must something you can do about it before it starts to control your life. This podcast will debunk myths surrounding the low back:
Why diagnostic images aren’t always helpful and how they can actually be more detrimental to your pain experience; Why bracing and “core” stability is making you weaker; How posture is not a great indicator for pain; Why manipulations and adjustments around the low back aren’t really fixing anything.

Stop living in pain, take your movement back by tuning into another episode of the premiere podcast in strength and conditioning!

Read Now: The Truth Behind Low Back Pain by Matthew Zanis

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John Welbourn is CEO of Power Athlete and Fuse Move. He is also creator of the online training phenomena, Johnnie WOD. He is a 9 year veteran of the NFL. John was drafted with the 97th pick in 1999 NFL Draft and went on to be a starter for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1999-2003, appearing in 3 NFC Championship games, and for starter for the Kansas City Chiefs from 2004-2007. In 2008, he played with the New England Patriots until an injury ended his season early with him retiring in 2009. Over the course of his career, John has started over 100 games and has 10 play-off appearances. He was a four year lettermen while playing football at the University of California at Berkeley. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in Rhetoric in 1998. John has worked with the MLB, NFL, NHL, Olympic athletes and Military. He travels the world lecturing on performance and nutrition for Power Athlete. You can catch up with John as his personal blog on training, food and life, Talk To Me Johnnie and at Power Athlete.

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