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About Gavin Routledge

Clinic Director and Osteopath. Gavin graduated as a Gold Medallist in 1991 and is now a Vice Patron of the British School of Osteopathy. Co-author of “The Back Book” with Gavin Hastings OBE in 1996, he has an MSc in The Clinical Management of Pain from the University of Edinburgh, and is currently working on a new book. He's passionate about helping to move people as far from illness and pain as possible, and in January 2015 set himself the target of helping a million people get a better back.

Get up and Exercise at Work

By |May 30th, 2013|

There is so much compelling evidence that sitting a lot is bad for your health – not just bad for your back. […]

The Three Types of Pain

By |May 12th, 2013|

Bad Posture Costs Lives!

By |April 28th, 2013|

Is bad posture any more than just that?  Is there a good reason for nagging our kids (and being nagged by our […]

Lower Back Pain Exercises

By |March 27th, 2013|

Is this your idea of exercise for lower back pain?   If so – are you trying to avoid lower back pain or […]

Low back pain, lifting and carrying

By |March 10th, 2013|

Shock news – a review of the evidence indicates that manual handling training (teaching people how to lift and handle loads) has […]

Smoking your way to lower back pain

By |February 27th, 2013|

Yes, it’s official: giving up smoking will help you to recover from lower back pain more quickly.  A recent study published in […]

Lower Back Pain Quiz Answers

By |February 12th, 2013|

Following on from last weeks Lower Back Pain Quiz, here’s the detail on the answers.  This quiz is based on the latest […]

Lower Back Pain Quiz

By |January 31st, 2013|

There are so many myths around lower back pain; find out how knowledgeable you are with our True or False Quiz…  Get […]

“Why Does My Low Back Pain Come Back?” – and what to do about it

By |January 19th, 2013|

If you know why low back pain happens, then you’re half way to avoiding a recurrence.  SO… why – if you know […]

How to get more low back pain!!

By |January 12th, 2013|

The single biggest predictor of future low back pain is past episodes of low back pain. So if you want another bout […]