Tag Archives: back pain

Getting in and out of your car with Back Pain- All you need is a plastic bag and a bit of imagination! One thing that a lot of our patients struggle with when they experience back pain, is getting into and out of their cars. Sometimes this may be due to the car itself, not […]

Movement is indeed the key to life. Sitting is not the evil party here, but the remedy to sitting is in fact moving more! We are not designed and built to remain static. We need to move, not only to help our joints, but our heart, lungs and organs too. The body needs movement, as […]

TOP TIPS TO HELP PREVENT BACK PAIN These are just 8 suggestions on how to lessen back pain occurring. Follow these and you will behelping your back. Weight management- Maintain a good weight. Check out your BMI and look to address weight issues. The more ‘ideal’ your weight, the less loading there will be on […]

NICE guidelines for low back pain and the role of manual therapy explored. The National Institute of Clinical Excellence provides national guidance and advice to improve health and social care.  They updated their guidelines for the assessment and management of low back pain and sciatica in November 2016. Their main recommendations were: A group exercise […]

Osteopathy- what do osteopaths do and can they help me? (Please note, this article is taken directly from the institute of osteopathy website.) Today’s society places ever increasing demands on our time. With the pressures of juggling a career, domestic tasks, managing the finances, and caring for those we love, it can be difficult to concentrate […]