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a picture of Sarah Stockett doing Reverse warrior pose to relieve back pain

How to Do the Best Reverse Warrior Pose Ever

By Sarah Stockett | May 21, 2020

Reverse warrior pose is a deceptively simple exercise. Do it correctly and your back will thank you later. Lose your form, and you’ll be in a world of pain.

cat stretch is a great quadratus lumborum stretch

How to Use Cat Pose to Relieve Your Back Pain

By Sarah Stockett | May 20, 2020

Cat pose is a classic yoga pose that’s also used in Pilates. This pose is so popular because it’s excellent for anyone trying to relieve back pain.

do's and don'ts after umbilical hernia surgery

The 3 Do’s and Don’ts After Umbilical Hernia Surgery You Need to Know

By Sarah Stockett | May 19, 2020

After my umbilical hernia repair, I felt ill-prepared. Here are 3 do’s and don’ts after umbilical hernia surgery so you can have the best recovery possible.

a drawing of the quadratus lumborum muscle

14 Powerful Quadratus Lumborum Exercises that Will Relieve Your Back Pain

By Sarah Stockett | May 13, 2020

If your low back is hurting, try these easy-to-do quadratus lumborum exercises to strengthen and stretch this important muscle.

sleeping pigeon pose

Kiss Your Hip Pain Goodbye with the Perfect Sleeping Pigeon Pose

By Sarah Stockett | May 5, 2020

When you’re suffering from hip pain, you want to get rid of the pain–fast! Choose a version of Sleeping Pigeon pose and feel your pain melt away.

picture of Sarah Stockett doing pilates leg slides

Pilates Leg Slides–the Essential Exercise for DIY Hip and Back Pain Therapy

By Sarah Stockett | May 1, 2020

Pilates leg slides challenge you to keep your spine in neutral while sliding your leg along the mat. It sounds easy, but it is not.

umbilical hernia black and white photo

The Top 9 Realizations that Blindside People During Umbilical Hernia Surgery Recovery

By Sarah Stockett | April 29, 2020

You might be confident about your hernia repair, but don’t be blindsided by what your doctor isn’t sharing about umbilical hernia surgery recovery.

a closeup picture of the Imprint Pilates exercise

The Imprint Pilates Exercise–The #1 Exercise for Back Therapy

By Sarah Stockett | April 27, 2020

The Imprint Pilates exercise is commonly used to strengthen the core and relieve low back pain. Unfortunately, many people miss this one crucial step.

a drawing of the piriformis muscle

Start Relieving Your Hip Pain Now with These 5 Yoga Poses for Piriformis Syndrome Relief

By Sarah Stockett | April 16, 2020

Piriformis syndrome is a source of pain for over 200,000 people a year. Luckily, it’s easy to fix. Try these 5 yoga poses for piriformis syndrome relief.

3 Easy Steps to Relieve Hip and Back Pain Right Now (Video 3)

By Sarah Stockett | April 3, 2020

I’m so excited for this final video because I think it’s the one that you’ve been looking forward to the most. If this were an episode of Friends, it would be called “The One with the Exercises.” Overwhelmingly, you’ve been asking for specific exercises to relieve your hip and back pain, and that’s what I’m…