Understanding Your Low Back Pain

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 […]

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

 

The Quick Guide to a Better Back

By |July 1st, 2014|

We’re all looking for short cuts aren’t we?  Life is so busy for many people nowadays and it seems almost natural to […]

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 […]

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 […]

What is chronic pain?

By |May 4th, 2014|

Back Pain During Pregnancy

By |April 13th, 2014|

There are (broadly speaking) two types of lower back pain you can get when pregnant –

pregnancy-related back pain
non-pregnancy-related back pain – you […]

The Worst Lower Back Pain Ever

By |March 10th, 2014|

Who’s had the worst lower back pain ever?  For many people the answer to this one is going to be “me”!  At […]