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

Author / Christopher McQuilkin

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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Christopher McQuilkin

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Former collegiate lacrosse defensive midfielder, 4-year letter winner and 3-year team captain. Coached strength and conditioning collegiately with Georgetown University football, Men's and Women's lacrosse and Women's Crew, as well with the University of Texas at Austin's football program. Apprenticed under Raphael Ruiz of 1-FortyFour-1 studying proper implementation of science based, performance driven training systems. Head coached CrossFit Dupont's program for two years in Washington D.C. Received a Master's in Health Promotion Management from Marymount University in 2010, and has been a coach for Power Athlete since October, 2012.


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