Myth-busting Low Back Pain

The book for back pain sufferers is nearly here…

By |February 14th, 2017|

The below is the Introduction from my new book “active X backs – an effective long-term solution to lower back pain”.  We […]

Back Pain Workshops

By |November 14th, 2016|

Lower back pain is incredibly common – you’ll see from the table below that it’s the leading cause of disability in the […]

The 3 ways to hurt your lower back

By |May 24th, 2016|

Who knew?  There are really only 3 ways to damage your lower back.  In this post I’ll give you an overview, and […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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 […]

Get me some pills! But not those…

By |October 26th, 2015|

Last week the Low Back Pain medical news was full of the story about muscle relaxants and opioid medications being of no […]

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 […]