Join Joyce & Stuart McGill, Professor and Chief Scientific Officer at Backfitpro Inc., for a casual conversation perfect for a walk. Joyce and Dr. McGill discuss how people are becoming voluntarily fragile and what that means, as well as understanding how to find the right amount of stress your body needs to perform at its best. You'll also hear practical advice about relieving back pain, and the benefits of walking with a weighted pack, both for those with and without back pain.
About Dr. McGill
Dr. Stuart McGill is a “distinguished professor emeritus”, University of Waterloo, where he was a professor for 30 years. His laboratory and experimental research clinic investigated issues related to the causal mechanisms of back pain, how to rehabilitate back-pained people and enhance both injury resilience and performance. His advice is often sought by governments, corporations, legal experts, medical groups and elite athletes and teams from around the world.
He continues as the Chief Scientific Officer for Backfitpro Inc. Difficult back cases and elite performers are regularly referred to him for consultation.