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Will lower back pain disable me?

By |August 5th, 2014|

Lower back pain (LBP) is the single biggest cause of disability in the world.  It beats cancer, diabetes, heart disease, obesity;  all […]

Does paracetamol really work for lower back pain?

By |July 28th, 2014|

 

 

 

 

LINK TO Lancet article

 

Have I got sciatica?

By |July 23rd, 2014|

The Quick Guide to a Better Back

By |July 1st, 2014|

We’re all looking for short cuts aren’t we?  Life is so busy for many people nowadays and it seems almost natural to […]

Review of iPhone apps for lower back pain

By |June 24th, 2014|

Perhaps not surprisingly, apps for lower back pain are not very good.  Read on, and I shall explain.

As part of  my MSc […]

How to avoid back pain when watching the World Cup

By |June 17th, 2014|

Can watching football cause back pain?  Absolutely!!  Here’s a guide to how to avoid getting (especially lower) back pain when watching “the […]

How pain works, and what I re-learnt from falling off my bike

By |June 9th, 2014|

I was out for a gentle cycle yesterday morning with my wife.  I cycle in and out to work 4 days a […]

What is a prolapsed disc?

By |June 3rd, 2014|

If you’ve been diagnosed with a prolapsed disc, or you think you might have one, here are a few pointers that I […]

How common is lower back pain?

By |May 27th, 2014|

It’s very common.  Here are the facts…

It affects 80% of people at some time in their lives
At any given time around a […]

Should I exercise with low back pain/sciatica?

By |May 19th, 2014|

Low back pain and sciatica are extremely common, and tend to recurr.  If you’re worried that you may do yourself more harm […]