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Kamshad Raiszadeh, M.D.


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Posture

Sedentary lifestyles and bad posture can lead to permanent problems

By on February 17th, 2018

Postural problems are very common today. Thanks to the sedentary lifestyles that are now considered “normal” for most people, we spend much of our time with our bodies fixed…


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Spine Strengthening

PART 4 of 4: Inadequate back strength: the main reason for chronic back pain

By on February 11th, 2018

The final reason most people have not developed an optimal amount of back strength is simple – it takes hard work to build up muscle.

While our ancestors lived a…


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Spine Strengthening

PART 3 of 4: Inadequate back strength: the main reason for chronic back pain

By on February 3rd, 2018

Last week we discussed decreased back strength as a cause of chronic back pain. This week, let’s focus on unbalanced strengthening, meaning building of some muscles asymmetrically without performing adequate…


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Spine Strengthening

PART 2 of 4: Inadequate back strength: the main reason for chronic back pain

By on January 27th, 2018

I want to first express my appreciation for the great comments regarding the post last week. Many of you asked about where to read more about this topic. My book,…


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Spine Strengthening

PART 1 of 4: Inadequate back strength: the main reason for chronic back pain

By on January 18th, 2018

From my experience over the years, inadequate back strength is a main reason that patients develop chronic debilitating back pain. There are four main reasons most people have not…