Many people choose to work with a professional trainer now and at a time when we are becoming an obese society, I see this as a positive effort. There has never been a better time to work with instructors who teach Pilates, yoga and other types of exercise that improves mind and body functions. There may be times, however, where you develop an episode of low back pain over a weekend and when you visit your personal trainer on Monday, they tell you there are things you can do to help your low back. This is something I do not agree with at all. Regardless of their competency in instruction, low back pain can be a red flag for a plethora of reasons and obtaining a proper diagnosis is the only way to develop healing strategies.
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