Feb 02, 2017 | back pain

The Unstable Argument for Core Stabilization

A common practice for treating chronic back pain includes core stabilization. There is strongly held belief in health care and fitness that back pain is related to the strength of core muscles. Where did this belief originate? Why is it so popular? What is the evidence supporting widespread use of this approach? This short course will explore the history of core stabilization and the current evidence that may change your opinion of this popular treatment approach. (Recorded at PAINWeek 2016)