Acute Low Back Pain – Injury Management Tips
Low Back Pain can occur with or without an incident. It can often be extremely painful. Click on the attached pdf to learn some tips on how you might gain some relief in the acute stage.
Back Pain and Flying Tips
If you have back pain then flying can often aggravate it, especially during long trips. Click on the attached pdf for some quick tips on how you can manage back pain when flying.
Back Pain – Stages of Recovery
Like many injuries, there are several ‘stage of recovery’ that you need to progress through to get back to your ‘normal’ life again. Click on the attached pdf to learn more about what to expect in these stages.
How to activate your deep core muscles
There is a lot of conflicting information on core strength and its role in the management/cure of low back pain. Click on the attached pdf to learn more about what the research currently suggests.
How to achieve optimal core stability
Core stability has it’s role in the management of low back pain and sports performance. However when trying to improve you core stability it may be best to approach it in a series of stages. Please read the attached document to learn more about these stages and how to progress throughout each stage.
Back Pain Flare Up Management
There are many theories on specific treatments or exercises to help prevent low back pain however research and experience have repetitively proven that there is no 100% cure or preventative treatment/exercise/gadget to prevent an episode of low back pain. However, once you accept this, the next step is to have a plan for when you suffer a flare up. This can make things significantly more comfortable and speed up the recovery process
Imaging & Spinal Pain
Technology has now enabled us to see some relatively accurate images of our spinal structures. However, even with this new technology the rate of spinal pain has increased, not decreased. Please read the attached hand-out to learn more about why this may be so