Causes of Low Back Pain

What is chronic pain?

By |May 4th, 2014|

Old age is no cure for lower back pain

By |April 28th, 2014|

But it needn’t be a curse either…

If you’re worrying that your lower back pain will worsen as you age – don’t! Worrying […]

Why Does Back Pain Come and Go?

By |April 22nd, 2014|

David has had 2 bouts of lower back pain in the last 6 months, annual painful episodes over the […]

Back Pain During Pregnancy

By |April 13th, 2014|

There are (broadly speaking) two types of lower back pain you can get when pregnant –

pregnancy-related back pain
non-pregnancy-related back pain – you […]

Can Sciatica be Caused by Sneezing?

By |March 27th, 2014|

Gavin explains how sneezing can cause sciatica and how to prevent it happening to you.


Know Your Pain

By |March 3rd, 2014|

“Know your enemy” – so Sun Tzu said in “The Art of War”, long before Rage Against the Machine, or even Green […]

“Could Lower Back Pain / Sciatica Kill Me?”

By |February 24th, 2014|

The great author Iain Banks died in 2013 as a result of gall bladder cancer; his first symptom was back pain.  So, […]

“How Should I Sit to Avoid Lower Back Pain or Sciatica?”

By |February 17th, 2014|

This is a huge topic, with masses of research, and so I’ll have to stay fairly high-level or this could run to […]

Does sitting cause lower back pain?

By |February 10th, 2014|

This article is the first in a series on the relationship between sitting and lower back pain.  I’d like to put it […]

Back Pain, Posture and Mobile Phones

By |January 8th, 2014|

How much time do you spend glued to a mobile screen, and could that contribute to back pain?  How much time do […]