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by rkochis
Mon Oct 11, 2010 1:17 pm
Forum: Lower Back Pain
Topic: Episacral Lipoma
Replies: 0
Views: 10279

Episacral Lipoma

Episacral Lipoma are fatty cysts that protrude from the lumbar facsia. I have them on both sides of my spine. They are palpable "bumps" that are approximately 1.5" by 1/2". When doing floor exercises, I can iritate them. They could be the cause of my limited ROM and tightness I get in the lumbar reg...
by rkochis
Fri Dec 26, 2008 8:53 am
Forum: Lower Back Pain
Topic: Where should I start.
Replies: 4
Views: 3997

Personally, I perform the Pelvic Pinch whenever I think about it. That is, sitting at my desk, driving my car, watching television (usually from the floor) and also as part of RYB exercises. In the Spring, I may even do it as part of my pre-shot routine (golf).
by rkochis
Fri Dec 12, 2008 2:23 pm
Forum: Lower Back Pain
Topic: What do you guys think of my plan ?
Replies: 16
Views: 10313

add this exercise

Please visit iscoliosis.com
Select Exercise tab
Navigate to Back Extension
I believe this is an excellent addition to the RYB program. I do it after all my RYB exercises and am fully warmed up.
by rkochis
Mon Dec 08, 2008 9:08 am
Forum: Lower Back Pain
Topic: What do you guys think of my plan ?
Replies: 16
Views: 10313

Your sciatic pain...
Which leg and location of pain?
Also, please describe the pain. I would like to see if it resembles the discomfort (not sharp pain) I have with my left thigh (short leg).
by rkochis
Mon Dec 08, 2008 6:35 am
Forum: Lower Back Pain
Topic: What do you guys think of my plan ?
Replies: 16
Views: 10313

Followup questions/comments: Are you still seeing the chiroprator? If so, you should get a copy of your "chart" to determine the diagnosis (especially if herniation or bulging is present). I believe one of the more important tenants of the RYB program is controlling your own destiny through exercise...
by rkochis
Sun Dec 07, 2008 7:08 am
Forum: Lower Back Pain
Topic: What do you guys think of my plan ?
Replies: 16
Views: 10313

Someone is listening.....

FYI- I hope you continue your log. I will be anxious to see the similarities of your progression vs mine. May I ask: What is the chiropractic diagnosis of your pain? Have you tried decompression? Have you been measured for scoliosis or short leg? I am almost finishing the first 30 days....some progr...
by rkochis
Thu Nov 27, 2008 7:07 am
Forum: General Health Topics
Topic: Possible new Rebuilding Topic- "RYB for Seniors"
Replies: 0
Views: 6245

Possible new Rebuilding Topic- "RYB for Seniors"

Dean Baby boomers are turning 60. They represent a very large group that either have, or will have, back issues. As a 61 year old male that has many back issues, such as, herniations L3-L4, bulge L5, double scoliosis, stenosis and short leg 3/4", I am encouraged by the RYB program. I would like to s...
by rkochis
Sun Nov 23, 2008 7:26 am
Forum: Lower Back Pain
Topic: Where should I start.
Replies: 4
Views: 3997

Reply from RYB novice

I have been doing RYB Part I for 2 1/2 weeks. The only similar back issues we have is low back and side tightness. (my specific issues are more complex than yours) My advice to you is to focus on Part I until the tightness either "moves" (as mine did) or diminishes. Sprinkling Part II exercises shou...
by rkochis
Mon Nov 17, 2008 8:59 am
Forum: Lower Back Pain
Topic: Specific questions regarding Cobra stretches
Replies: 2
Views: 3110

Specific questions regarding Cobra stretches

As a firm believer in the RYB program (two weeks into it), I have a couple specific question regarding the Cobra stretch. (the most important RYB exercise). I struggle with this one probably because of the inflexibilty caused by 61 years of improper posture and exacerbated by scoliosis, stenosis, L3...
by rkochis
Mon Nov 03, 2008 12:47 pm
Forum: Lower Back Pain
Topic: Decompression options
Replies: 0
Views: 2714

Decompression options

I have had consultations with three chiroprators (referred by GP). All three have recommended decompression therapy to relieve pain caused by herniation and bulging (L4, L5) as determined by an MRI. In addition, there is scoliosis and short leg (1/2" confirmed by xrays). The costs are approximately ...