The book for back pain sufferers is nearly here…

By | 2017-03-03T09:54:10+00:00 February 18th, 2017|Causes of Low Back Pain, Diagnosing Low Back Pain, Everyday Tips, Exercises for Low Back Pain, Habits for a Better Back, Lifting and Carrying, Myth-busting Low Back Pain, Posture Power, Relaxation and Visualisation, Sciatica, Treatments that Work, Understanding Your Low Back Pain|

The below is the Introduction from my new book "active X backs - an effective long-term solution to lower back pain".  We [...]

Back-pain-sufferers Anonymous

By | 2017-03-03T09:54:10+00:00 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 | 2016-01-15T08:10:25+00:00 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 | 2017-03-03T09:54:11+00:00 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 [...]

Why back pain and sciatica are sensitive to temperature

By | 2017-03-03T09:54:11+00:00 September 21st, 2015|Causes of Low Back Pain, Myth-busting Low Back Pain, Understanding Your Low Back Pain|

Why is your back pain or sciatica sensitive to temperature (and humidity) changes?  I love this sort of question, because there's a [...]

Why do I have a weak back? (Part 2)

By | 2017-03-03T09:54:11+00:00 August 17th, 2015|Causes of Low Back Pain, Myth-busting Low Back Pain, Uncategorized, Understanding Your Low Back Pain|

In Part 1, I dealt with the muscular "weak core" argument; and the reality that having a sore back may lead to [...]