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The Purpose of Pain – how it relates to mechanical damage

By |April 26th, 2016|

(Please note that in this article,  I’m referring to what we might term “physiological” or “healthy” pain.   Some people have pain […]

Guest Blogger, Maureen Evans

By |April 25th, 2016|

Hi, I’m Maureen Evans and I’m blogging here at Gavin’s invitation.  My focus is on giving people back control of their own bodies […]

Back-pain-sufferers Anonymous

By |March 14th, 2016|

My back has never felt stronger – it has rarely been symptomless for more than 6 months at a time in 25 […]

Back pain in kids

By |February 29th, 2016|

Back pain is increasingly common in the under 18s.  In fact it’s twice as common now than it was 16 years ago.  […]

High heels and back pain

By |February 16th, 2016|

Apparently Twiggy has given up high heels – as reported in the Mirror this week.  This is no surprise, and of course […]

“Nurofen Back Pain” or us?

By |January 25th, 2016|

With the admission that “Nurofen Back Pain” is no more beneficial for back pain than “Nurofen Migraine”, the manufacturer Reckitt Benckiser must […]

Research “backs” exercises and education

By |January 15th, 2016|

If you would like to avoid lower back pain, there’s more and more evidence that a combination of exercise and education is […]

Benefits of back pain – Part 1

By |December 7th, 2015|

“Back pain has made me wiser”.  I know if you’re in the middle of a severe and/or long-lasting pain, this statement is […]

“What’s really going on with my spine?”

By |November 24th, 2015|

Did you ever want to see what your spine is really up to?  How it moves, and why it sometimes goes wrong?  […]

Should you have lumbar disc surgery?

By |November 9th, 2015|

Should Tiger Woods have had spinal surgery again in September?   See my opinion at the bottom of the article, but if you’re […]