Poor posture can cause aches and pains and an increased rate of degenerative changes. But more than that, poor posture has been linked with a worsening of asthma, high blood pressure and digestive problems. At Active X Backs, we use digital photography and the latest software to analyse your posture and demonstrate where the stresses on your body are greater than they should be. We then show you how to improve on your posture, lessening the rate of degenerative changes and increasing your day-to-day comfort. A 40-minute appointment is all it takes to advise you on the changes you need to make to achieve the correct posture (£78). In addition, we can prescribe a set of exercises specific to your needs to help improve your posture. The appointment includes:
Full digital postural analysis Posture advice with report on findings Online exercise resource Re-analysis (can be arranged for a later date)
Gavin Routledge DO(Hons) MSc is Vice Patron of the British School of Osteopathy, author of “The Back Book” and “active X backs – An effective long-term solution to lower back pain”. He was a Gold Medallist at the British School of Osteopathy in 1991, has a Masters Degree from the University of Edinburgh in The Clinical Management of Pain and has worked in Edinburgh, Scotland for most of his 25 years in practice, always specialising in – and now revolutionising – the management and treatment of lower back pain and sciatica.
We adhere to lower back pain guidelines published by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, are registered with the General Osteopathic Council and are members of The International Association for the Study of Pain.