Lower back pain is the number one reason for people in the UK taking sick days off work. The nation is being told to be more active, as this is believed to be one of the reasons for the increase in back pain. But what if how we are actually moving is the problem? And the more we move incorrectly leads to further problems? It's a vicious cycle.
Yes we need to move more, but when we do move it hurts. What if we could move differently, more efficiently and therefore more often? There are so many therapies available for people with back pain. Every road you walk down has multiple specialists or clinics to help you deal with it. But what do you do to help yourself? What could you do? Has anyone shown you? There are many ways to help yourself move away from pain, two of the most beneficial we have found are Anatomy in Motion™ and Reformer Pilates.
Detailed below are some of the common conditions we see here at the clinic so you can familiarise with the terminology that you may have read about or been diagnosed with.