Carrie’s Story- Low Back Pain Journey

Carrie on a spin bike

“What I’ve learned is that I was fit, but not strong. Most of us know about our major muscles but give little thought to all the little ones behind the scenes. Without those, we are lopsided and compensated, which causes all sorts of pain problems.”

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Lori’s Story- Leg & Back Pain Journey

Lori walking her dog

Before Align my life was completely controlled by constant searing sciatic pain through my low back and down through my entire left side. I could not sit or stand, and was not able to lie on my back or my left side without searing pain.

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Vickie’s Story- Low Back Pain Journey

Vickie with a huge smile on her face

We watched over time as her entrance into the gym turned from tears buried in crippling pain to a smile and laughter with radiant joy. She trusted the process of changing her muscle tissue and joint position one step at a time.

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Cheryl’s Story- Back Pain Journey

Cheryl and her dog

“Exercise and Cheryl were never in the same sentence! Seeing I am able to move again as I once did is thrilling! I have my life back and I’m looking forward to getting more!”

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Donella’s Story- Back Pain Journey

Donella On Her Porch

“Working in healthcare opened my eyes to how people destroy their own retirement by not taking care of themselves. My goal has always been health first so I can live my best life as I age. Align has made my life better and easier with more strength and flexibility.”

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Cindy’s Story-Weight Loss & Back Pain Journey


I had been a lifelong dieter, always up and down with my weight. I had done all the diets, Weight Watchers, Atkins, etc. I was sick of it. The goal was always to lose weight. I wasn’t particularly healthy but then two life changing events happened in a matter of two weeks.

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Rita’s Story-Back Pain Journey

Rita running a race

After 13 years of chronic back pain and simply existing, not living, I was at the end of my rope. I was staring at a life that I didn’t want to live, one that would require my loved ones to make sacrifices and care for me. If you know me, you know that that is not a life I am willing to live.

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Debbie’s Story-Back Pain Journey

Debbie and husband

My back pain started when I was in my early 20’s. I went to a chiropractor who took x-rays and explained that I had an extra vertebra in my lower lumbar and that I should NEVER go to a chiropractor for help. So, I lived with horrible back pain for over 15 years.

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Ralph’s Story-Back Pain Journey

Ralph's family at Disneyland

I had developed back pain for a number of years. At its worst, I could barely move. I was in a lot of pain. I had trouble getting out of bed in the morning. I had trouble standing up, sitting down, getting in and out of the car, and bending down to kiss my daughter.

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