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 […]

Which exercises for lower back pain?

By |June 22nd, 2015|

“Which exercises should I do for my lower back pain?”  is one of the questions I get asked most often.  As annoying […]

Dear son, how to treat back pain

By |May 25th, 2015|

In the month of his birth, another “letter to Louis” (my baby son); this time to advise him what to do if […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Year… New Back?

By |January 5th, 2015|

And so, another New Year rolls in.  Will it be “same old, same old”?  Or is this the year for changes?  Will […]

Back Pain at Christmas

By |December 9th, 2014|

At the bottom of the page is Suzie Weigert’s winning entry to our Christmas 2014 Back Pain Poetry Competition.  It’s brilliant!  Pleeeeease […]

Do pills help back pain / sciatica?

By |November 25th, 2014|

Did I pop pills when my back pain / sciatica was at its worst?  You bet.  But before we get into that, […]

How to get your socks and shoes on with a sore back / sciatica

By |November 17th, 2014|

If you’ve ever struggled to get your socks and shoes on with lower back pain (or sciatica), this is for you.  If […]