Lower Back Pain – what causes it?

Lower Back Pain – what causes it?

The lower back is a complex structure made up of bones, discs, joints, nerves, ligaments, discs and muscles, all working together to provide a base of support for your body. This complex structure is susceptible to injury and pain and to avoid that, it needs to be...
How Can I Prevent Back Pain?

How Can I Prevent Back Pain?

Q – “How Can I Prevent Back Pain?”  The latest research tells us that often people have never had a physical trauma to cause back pain like a car accident, falling, or lifting something heavy. There is usually a combination of factors that cause back...
Back Pain in Rowing – What’s the Catch?

Back Pain in Rowing – What’s the Catch?

By Adam, Physiotherapist Rowing is a great pursuit for people of all ages. It’s great for our physical, mental and social wellbeing. It provides cardiovascular fitness and strength for the whole body. But for so many rowers, lower back pain is a problem which...
Lower Back Pain Treatment

Lower Back Pain Treatment

Treating Lower Back Pain By Carin Penberthy, Physiotherapist Lower back pain can be debilitating, not only from a pain point of view, but functionally can be very limiting and have a major effect on daily life and work activities. Although some episodes of lower back...