About Gavin Routledge

Clinic Director and Osteopath. Gavin graduated as a Gold Medallist in 1991 and is now a Vice Patron of the British School of Osteopathy. Co-author of “The Back Book” with Gavin Hastings OBE in 1996, and author of "active X backs - and effective solution for lower back pain"; he has an MSc in The Clinical Management of Pain from the University of Edinburgh. He's passionate about helping to move people as far from illness and pain as possible, and in January 2015 set himself the target of helping a million people get a better back.

Back-pain-sufferers Anonymous

By | March 14th, 2016|Causes of Low Back Pain, Diagnosing Low Back Pain, Everyday Tips, Myth-busting Low Back Pain, Understanding Your Low Back Pain|

My back has never felt stronger - it has rarely been symptomless for more than 6 months at a time in 25 [...]

Research “backs” exercises and education

By | January 15th, 2016|Causes of Low Back Pain, Exercises for Low Back Pain, Myth-busting Low Back Pain, Treatments that Work, Uncategorized|

If you would like to avoid lower back pain, there's more and more evidence that a combination of exercise and education is [...]

Should you have lumbar disc surgery?

By | November 9th, 2015|Causes of Low Back Pain, Diagnosing Low Back Pain, Myth-busting Low Back Pain, Sciatica, Treatments that Work|

Should Tiger Woods have had spinal surgery again in September?   See my opinion at the bottom of the article, but if you're [...]