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.

Back pain in sports people

By |December 6th, 2010|

Back pain in sports people is dealt with pretty much in the same way as back pain in a non-sporting person. If […]

Overcoming back pain with exercise

By |December 3rd, 2010|

How important to you is it that you get better from back pain? If it is very important then

overcoming back pain with […]

Smokers and back pain

By |December 2nd, 2010|

I am not going to lecture you on the effects of smoking on your health – that is not my job – […]

Should I take pain killers for my back pain or phone the doctor?

By |November 29th, 2010|

When it comes to back pain you can never be too careful – in the majority of cases your

symptoms will ease and […]

Two great exercises for back pain

By |November 25th, 2010|

In order to keep your back fit and well it is important you take part in some kind of physical activity and […]

What brings on the onset of Back Pain?

By |November 24th, 2010|

Over the years I have had the pleasure of helping people overcome back pain and one thing I always hear them say […]

Avoid low back pain with a correctly positioned office chair part 3

By |November 19th, 2010|

In my last post I spoke about how to avoid low back pain with a correct positioned office chair and today I […]

How to adjust your office chair to suit your height and look after your lower back

By |November 18th, 2010|

In this video on posture (part two of a three part video series) I focus on how to adjust your office chair […]

Sports Massage is not just for athletes

By |November 17th, 2010|

Professional and semi-professional athletes who take their sport seriously will include sports massage as part of their training.

They understand that a complete […]

How to avoid low back pain with posture awareness

By |November 16th, 2010|

In the next few blog posts I create I am going to share how to avoid low back pain with posture awareness […]