What does neck pain have to do with back pain – Part 2

In my last post I posed the question about the connection between neck and headache pain and low back pain. This gets to the heart of what we do at Posturepro physiotherapy. We approach your body as a machine with all the interconnecting parts working in harmony with...

What does neck pain have to do with Back pain?

When I see a client they usually have one area in their body that is painful and that is the area they focus on. The area has become so invasive into their life that they cannot work or function normally anymore. I had one such lady recently where she had headaches...

Why back pain is still so prevalent in the western world.

Low back pain affects around 80% of the population globally and is treated more by musculoskeletal therapists ( Physiotherapists, chiropractors, osteopaths ) than any other single area of the body. It is also the area where patients continue to get repeat episodes...

The Gentle Soaz method for Back pain

One of my clients said to me recently after treating her that it felt like getting your hair washed at the hairdressers. She said it was so gentle and relaxing and felt wonderful. I laughed. And then I started thinking about what she had said. I realised that what she...

Predicting Back Pain

Before I assess someone I can already predict they have back pain. All I have to do is look at how they are walking. I see evidence of this every day in just observing people in the street and how they are walking. I would love to go up to them and suggest they have a...

What do Back pain and headaches have in common?

The postural muscles: our Psoas muscles. When our very powerful Psoas muscles are tight and unable to be flexible they have already changed our posture. When the posture is not aligned it means that our spine and our other joints in our body are compromised.  This...