Provider of self-help for lower back pain and sciatica, Clinical Director of Active X Backs and Edinburgh Osteopath Gavin Routledge answers the question “Why does my lower back hurt when I sit down?”

The topics covered are:

  • Duration
  • Position
  • Association

There is heavy reference to The Pain Equation. You can find out all about The Pain Equation here: https://backpainandsciatica.com/5-why-does-my-lower-back-hurt-so-much-part-1-being-stung-by-a-wasp/

Pain = Nociception – Movement Without Pain + (Negative Outlook – Positive Outlook) + Attention To Body Part + Previous Volume of Pain

Gavin rounds off with 3 Golden Rules.

If you want much more personalised help – and to join thousands of others getting relief and prevention of low back pain and sciatica – you can start right now by getting a free online assessment. And we have a mini video course entitled “How to sleep with low back pain / sciatica”.

If you haven’t listened to Episodes 1-6 – our foundation episodes – please go back and start at the beginning! It will lay the foundation for you to make a long-term, sustainable recovery. And if you’d like a free online assessment of lower back pain / sciatica, just click the link. It will provide you with a guide as to whether you need to see a doctor or not, which exercises are most likely to relieve your particular pain, and a whole load more tips on recovering from and preventing lower back pain / sciatica.