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.

Sticking to your back care exercise plan

By |January 31st, 2011|

Over the last few months I have been writing a lot of material that focuses on how to improve chronic back pain […]

Doing your back care exercises every day for 21 days will help you overcome chronic back pain

By |January 27th, 2011|

Have you heard the saying that it takes 21 days to form a new habit. Well that saying came about because of […]

Standing pelvic tuck back care exercise

By |January 25th, 2011|

Below is the standing pelvic tuck back care exercise. Great for your pelvic floor of course and also helps with the strengthening […]

Great video to help you get rid of rounded shoulders

By |January 24th, 2011|

I loved this video so much I thought I would share it. It has a great exercise that you can do from […]

Is your desk the cause of your back pain?

By |January 21st, 2011|

Yesterday I mentioned everyday things that cause back pain – today I wanted to focus on employee wellness and ask – is […]

Seven every day things that can cause back, neck and shoulder pain

By |January 20th, 2011|

Sometimes we take the little things we do as routine for granted. We don’t stop and think about the effects they may […]

Exercises for back care – staying motivated II

By |January 19th, 2011|

A few days ago I started a post on exercises for back care – staying motivated to create a back care plan […]

Staying motivated to overcome your back pain I

By |January 17th, 2011|

Over the last few weeks I have been adding exercises for back pain and when you are in pain it is easy […]

The importance of pillows for your back care

By |January 12th, 2011|

A few days ago I wrote a guide to choosing a mattress so it seemed like a natural next step to include […]

Prone Extensions Endurance Exercise

By |January 11th, 2011|

Today’s exercise for back pain is the prone extensions endurance exercise. This exercise helps to strength your lower back and can be […]