Common Causes of Lower Back Pain

Common Causes of Lower Back Pain

I often see patients really concerned about knowing the cause of their back pain, and rightly so, we all like to know what is going on with our bodies – especially if it’s causing us pain! So I have put together a little bit of information on common causes of back...
Slipped Disc?

Slipped Disc?

Are you concerned you are suffering from a slipped disc? Interestingly the way we talk about disc problems has changed. An d the notion of a ‘slipped disc’ is now rather old fashioned. The intervertebral disc is a cartilaginous, and fluid structure that sits between...
Joint Pain in Cold Wet Weather?

Joint Pain in Cold Wet Weather?

Many of us have experienced this over our lives, whether it is a previous injury feeling a bit ‘niggly’ over winter, or an exacerbation of a current pain. Pain over the winter months can seem more debilitating due to the cold, wet weather and early nights – but why is...
How to care for yourself, and reduce pain

How to care for yourself, and reduce pain

Are you in pain and struggling to manage your symptoms at home? Here are some really useful tips that I recommend to my patients when talking about how to manage pain. Some of these tips are actually advice about general health. When your body is healthy, and you are...
Stretches for Lower Back Pain

Stretches for Lower Back Pain

The basic stretches below will help to mobilise the lower back and to open up and stretch the structures, this will help to relax the area and improve circulation which will promote healing. These stretches are useful as a starting point for most lower back...