Understanding Your Low Back Pain

Back pain and heart disease

By |October 4th, 2018|

I’ve long noticed that people with heart disease seem to have stiff backs. I mean literally stiff – inflexible. Coronary arteries (the […]

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 […]

Why you don’t do your exercises

By |September 12th, 2016|

If you’re struggling to do your exercises for back pain (or any other exercises), is it because you don’t remember to do […]

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 […]

Benefits of back pain – Part 1

By |December 7th, 2015|

“Back pain has made me wiser”.  I know if you’re in the middle of a severe and/or long-lasting pain, this statement is […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]