Back and Neck Injury/Lower Back Pain

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Hi, I have been suffering from lower back pain for past 4 years. I am 23 year old male. I go to gym regularly. Recently I found out about anterior pelvic tilt. Reading about APT, makes me realize that maybe my pain is due to anterior pelvic tilt. I have a very bad life style. I tend to sit a lot.

So, I have been trying to do some stretching of psoas muscles and stengthen my core. I do planks for my abs and do a lot of glute exercises like lunges.

So, my question is will strengthening and stretching help me or not.

Also, I have a bad knee(my knee cap hurts when I walk on the stairs or squat) Is APT to be blamed.

Thank You
Sincerely Yours
Vineet

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Lawrence Gold Somatics
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click to hear the response | http://tinyurl.com/chjulz8

on stretching | http://somatics.com/stretch.htm
not what you think

on anterior pelvic tilt and lower back pain | http://somatic.com/chronic_back_pain.htm

for hamstrings | http://somatics.com/hamstrings-and-knees.htm

For access to an exercise program to improve control of muscle tension and coordination, and to eliminate anterior pelvic tilt (APT), please ask.  

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In practice since 1990. Two years on staff at a hospital Wellness and Rehabilitation Center. Success rate: approx. 95%+

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Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients, American Journal of Pain Management, Somatics: Magazine-Journal of the Mind-Body Arts and Sciences.

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Education/Credentials
Certifications (partial list): Hanna Somatic Education Dr. Ida P. Rolf method of Structural Integration

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