Back pain is very common and normally improves within a few weeks or months. Pain in the lower back (lumbago) is particularly common, although it can be felt anywhere along the spine – from the neck down to the hips. In most cases the back pain isn’t caused by anything serious and will usually get better ... Read More
Low back pain is one of the most common medical presentations in the general population. It is a common source of pain in athletes, leading to significant time missed and disability. The general categories of treatment for low back pain are medications and therapies.
Myofascial Release or Myofascial Release Massage over the years has grown a fashionable course of treatments. It is only the stretching the some of the fascial which surrounds the muscles of the body but due to America it has become a “fashion” but any good massage will be releasing the ... Read More
As an Edinburgh osteopath, one of the most rejuvenating treatments I offer is the one hour fleximatic session to increase the flexibility of a golfer's back. This treatment is simple and pain free loosing up the deep ligaments and muscles which surround the hip joints, back, shoulders and neck.
In his book on lower back disorders, Professor McGill recommends using an ergonomic chair, pointing out that such a chair must be used properly. Changing posture as frequently as every ten minutes, allows the tissue loads to migrate, thereby minimising the risk of any single tissue`s accumulating micro-trauma. Even if you don’t get up from your chair, moving position or even just fidgeting can help.