Entries in back pain (3)

Tuesday
Mar192013

The McKenzie Method for Back Pain

The McKenzie Method is a treatment for back pain that is caused your disks. It consists of a program of assessment, treatment and prevention strategies (including exercise) The Goal is to allow the body to heal the disk that is causing your pain.

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Monday
Mar122012

Lumbar Strains, Low Back Strains

While back pain is common in the general populations, lumbosacral strains and sprains do occur in specific activities and sports, with sprains of the musculo-ligamentous complexes the most common cause of pain. Perhaps around 10 percent of injuries in young sports people could be back related, with muscle sprains heading the list, followed by disc injury. The ligament sprains may be the result of sudden muscle contractions pulling on a joint, sudden twisting or straightening up powerfully from a bent position.

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Tuesday
Sep202011

Your Physio Can Design a Back Pain Exercise Programme

We all know that back pain is one of the most frequent pain complaints in western societies, if not across the world. However, for most people back pain is well manageable and should not be the cause for giving up activity or feeling greatly negative about the future. Regular physical exercise is known to improve muscle strength and endurance and may protect against future episodes which are the overwhelmingly typical pattern for back pain to follow.

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