Understanding Lower Back Pain and Sciatica is an intensive course for Movement Professionals wishing to really help sufferers recover a full and active life. If was written by osteopath and author Gavin Routledge following the completion of an MSc in The Clinical Management of Pain and the subsequent publication of “active X backs – an effective long-term solution to lower back pain” ISBN 9780995670808. If you wish to join this course, just email firstname.lastname@example.org
Lessons on Pain
Lesson 1 – Nerves as Alarms
You may have thought your lessons on pain began in the school playground, but this is where it really starts.
Lesson 4 – Pain is a Warning System
Pain is only felt when your brain concludes that you are under threat.
Lesson 5 – Brain is Boss
Although it’s definitely NOT “all in your head”, the brain is pretty important.
Lesson 6 – Nosy Neighbours
Consider the nosy neighbour analogy to get a better grasp on how pain spreads.