American Medical Association is now recommending Chiropractic as the first stop when dealing with lower back pain.
A cool study basically shows that lifting weight (getting stronger) is much better then stretching at preventing injuries. Exercise Interventions to Prevent Sport Injuries.
I went out to help at this training facility in Scottsdale, AZ a few springs ago and got my first glimpse at "Danny Ball." Two people teams play volleyball with a 10lb medicine ball. A few of my friends play now here at Manhattan Park in Grand Rapids, MI. Fun and great workout.