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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

Exercises for sciatica – 9 tips

By |October 20th, 2014|

Here’s a quick checklist before deciding on which exercises will help you.

Find out “Do I really have sciatica?”
Find out what kind of […]

Are you super-aware of your pain?

By |October 7th, 2014|

It’s Backcare Awareness Week in the UK this week.  This got me to thinking about awareness…  How aware are we of our […]

Have I got sciatica?

By |July 23rd, 2014|

What is a prolapsed disc?

By |June 3rd, 2014|

If you’ve been diagnosed with a prolapsed disc, or you think you might have one, here are a few pointers that I […]

Should I exercise with low back pain/sciatica?

By |May 19th, 2014|

Low back pain and sciatica are extremely common, and tend to recurr.  If you’re worried that you may do yourself more harm […]

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.