• Health and Fitness

    Muscular Bracing Contributes to Back Pain

    Our bodies are remarkable in their efforts to protect us, and one of the ways that it does this is through muscular bracing. Let me explain what I mean by this through a personal example, The Speed Bump. My back pain started after an auto accident back in 1988. I was a passenger in a car that was hit twice on the drivers’ side and reacted at the time by bracing my arms and legs against the car windows and floor. After that event, I was a pretty nervous passenger for quite some time. In the days, then years, after the accident, my brain told my body that it had…