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 […]

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 […]

Osteopaths get back pain too!

By |November 11th, 2014|

Find out what’s going on in the first episode on your new active X backs podcast channel.

 

 

 

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; […]

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 […]

Does paracetamol really work for lower back pain?

By |July 28th, 2014|

 

 

 

 

LINK TO Lancet article

 

Is exercise good for lower back pain?

By |February 3rd, 2014|

Quite simply – YES.

A more difficult question to answer is “What kind of exercise?”  I’ve found this question is even more difficult […]

Seasonal Stress and Pain

By |December 16th, 2013|

Well, it’s Christmas time, and according to Cliff Richard, “It’s a time to rejoice in the good that we see”.  For those […]

Exercises for Neck Pain

By |November 18th, 2013|

Yet again, exercise has been shown to be one of the best things for Edinburgh neck pain sufferers.  This year, a review […]

6 Top Tips for Lower Back Pain

By |November 11th, 2013|

OK, for the time-pressed amongst you, who don’t want to wade through all my other posts on active-x clinics here are the […]