Physiotherapy Helps You Heal from Back Surgery

80 percent of Americans alone will experience back pain at some point in their lives, according to the infographic Key Statistics on Back Pain. This source also reported that: The number of adults who experience low back pain is rising each year. 30 percent of women and 26 percent of men deal with low back […]

4 Ways to Prevent Low Back Pain

Amazingly, low back pain is the primary cause of disability worldwide. Also, low back pain is among the most common reason for visits to physicians’ offices, second only to respiratory issues, and it’s estimated that 80 percent of people will have a back problem at some point, according to the American Chiropractic Association. Low back […]

Is Hyperlordosis the Cause of Your Low Back Pain?

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Low back pain. This term brings a host of negative thoughts to mind. Most of us have experienced at least minor low back pain for a short period of time as a result of a sprained or strained muscle. Others deal with chronic low back pain. Physiopedia stated, “The lifetime prevalence of low back pain […]

Physiotherapy: Your First-line Treatment Against Low Back Pain

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When your lower back hurts, how do you react? If you’re like many people, you reach for the ibuprofen bottle without giving much thought to the root cause of the pain. There is nothing wrong with taking ibuprofen for pain. In fact, when used as part of a multi-disciplinary approach to pain relief, NSAIDs can […]

4 Reasons You Should Try Physiotherapy for Back Pain

“My back is killing me!” If you’ve uttered this phrase or something similar many times in your life, chances are you’ve tried lots of remedies for back pain. No doubt you’ve had your fair share of hot baths with epsom salts, taken a lot of ibuprofen, spent big bucks on a firmer mattress, and undertaken […]

Is a Weak Core the REAL Cause of Your Lower Back Pain?

A weak core gets blamed for an awful lot – especially lower back pain. While a weak core can indeed trigger pain and irritation in the low back region, it is not always the source of that pain. Read on to find out how a weak core causes back pain, and discover if it is […]

Can Physiotherapy Put an End to Frequent Back Muscle Strains?

You know the drill – you spend a day doing slightly strenuous work, like moving boxes or painting your kitchen, and you wake up with a strained back muscle that puts a major cramp in your day. As a result of the strained back muscle, you don’t have full range of motion, or perhaps you’re […]

You’re Not Stuck with Neck and Back Pain

Are you one of the thousands of people who deal with neck and back pain? Have you struggled with chronic pain for years? Do you feel like you will never get rid of your aches? If so, here is some amazing news: you are NOT stuck with neck and back pain! Can Physiotherapy Replace Surgery? […]

If You Want to Be Pain-free, Exercise!

True or false: avoiding physical activity will help to reduce your pain. The correct answer is, FALSE. Avoiding physical activity doesn’t usually reduce pain; it exacerbates it. This may seem counterintuitive. Someone with back pain, for example, would probably assume that resting the back would bring the most relief. This is an understandable conclusion. However, […]

Don’t Let a Backpack Cause Your Child Back Pain

Would you agree that back-to-school time is almost always hectic? Go to any superstore a few days before school resumes and you’ll find moms and dads with shopping carts filled to the brim with school supplies, lunch ingredients, clothes, and, last but not least, backpacks. Unfortunately, because there is so much to buy in preparation […]