Causes of Low Back Pain

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 […]

Why back pain and sciatica are sensitive to temperature

By |September 21st, 2015|

Why is your back pain or sciatica sensitive to temperature (and humidity) changes?  I love this sort of question, because there’s a […]

Why do I have a weak back? (Part 2)

By |August 17th, 2015|

In Part 1, I dealt with the muscular “weak core” argument; and the reality that having a sore back may lead to […]

Why do I have a weak back? (Part 1)

By |August 5th, 2015|

Having a physical weakness seems to be the “core” focus for many sufferers and therapists involved in low back pain (sorry, I’ll […]

Cycling and low back pain

By |July 7th, 2015|

Do you get low back pain (LBP) from cycling?  Does someone you know?  I’ve had back pain brought on by cycling and […]

Dear son, how to avoid back pain

By |May 13th, 2015|

Louis Andrew Routledge was born on 7th May 2015, at 3.37pm, weighing in at 7lb 4oz (3.3kg in new money).  Mum and […]

The evolution of back pain?

By |April 27th, 2015|

Do you have a back like a chimpanzee?  I don’t mean hairy.  I mean, do you have low back pain due to […]

Do shoulder bags / handbags cause back pain?

By |April 13th, 2015|

Can handbags and shoulder bags cause back pain?  No doubt about it!  She may be smiling now, but when the young woman […]

“Ball chairs” to back pain

By |March 30th, 2015|

Sitting is one of the most common activities people with lower back pain have problems with.  Sitting often causes back pain, AND […]

Bad (Australian) weather doesn’t trigger back pain

By |February 16th, 2015|

The weather doesn’t affect back pain it would seem… this is according to researchers at The George Institute in Sydney, Australia.  Although […]