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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.

Creating a simple exercise routine for your back

By |June 1st, 2011|

I have been adding information for a while now of different exercises that you can perform to help build the strength in […]

Supine Hip Flexion for low back pain

By |May 31st, 2011|

Today’s exercise is called the Supine Hip Flexion and is a nice gentle exercise to include in your routine. Remember to visit […]

Wearing high heels may eventually bring on a low back problem

By |May 24th, 2011|

Anyone who wears high heeled shoes runs more of a risk of bringing on low back problems. Remember, it may not hurt […]

Flexibility exercise for low back pain – lumbar extension

By |May 19th, 2011|

It has been a while since I have included an exercise for low back pain that you can perform to help yourself. […]

Help with acute low back pain

By |May 16th, 2011|

In today’s video I provide help with acute low back pain by letting you know the best way to treat it either […]

Should I wear back support low back pain guide 7

By |May 12th, 2011|

This is low back pain guide 7 of 10 and in this guide I focus on wearing back support

A lumbar support belt […]

What causes low back pain? Video by Osteopath Gavin Routledge

By |May 9th, 2011|

In this video I discuss what causes low back pain

There are many things that can cause low back pain and to get […]

Back pain guide 6 : Is heat or ice better for back pain

By |May 5th, 2011|

Today’s back pain guide is number 6 in our series of 10 that aim to help employers help their employees take good […]

Edinburgh Osteopath Gavin Routledge explains sciatica

By |May 3rd, 2011|

I have started putting together a number of video clips and the one above goes through what sciatica is and how it […]

What questions do you have about back pain?

By |April 19th, 2011|

This blog has been active since October 2010 and I have been writing in an aim to help you overcome back pain, […]