Myth-busting Low Back Pain

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Non-specific low back pain? Confused?

By |January 19th, 2015|

If you go to your doctor with a painful lower back, there’s around an 85-90% chance that you will be diagnosed with […]

How does your back pain / sciatica feel?

By |October 28th, 2014|

I’m hugely interested in how we describe our pains.  Lower back pain and sciatica seem to come with an endless list of […]

Where does back pain come from?

By |September 9th, 2014|

Guess where the pain in your back comes from?  Your head.

Before you slap me with your disability parking badge, hear me out; […]

Has your back really “gone out”?

By |August 26th, 2014|

Do you think you’ve “put your back out”, or “thrown your back out”?  If it went out, where did it go?  Which […]

How to keep working with 2 lumbar disc prolapses

By |August 12th, 2014|

Most of the time he just felt his lower back “wasn’t right” – that he was only able to give 90% at […]

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 […]

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 […]