Could my desk set-up at work be contributing to my back pain?

It is common for people who work in an office environment to experience back pain, neck pain or headaches. The way in which your workspace is set up (i.e. your desk ergonomics) may be a contributing factor as to...

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How to avoid the common causes of back injuries

There are a number of different causes of lower back injuries, but the underlying mechanism that offsets an injury is commonly the same. Often, there is a bending of the lower back coupled with a twisting motion to either side...

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4 common myths about back pain

There are many myths about back pain and how to care for it that we hear regularly. Here are 4 of the most common: 1). The more severe the pain the more damage there is in my back. Pain is very...

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What is Scoliosis?

Scoliosis is a sideways bending of the spine. Normally when you look at a person’s spine it runs in a straight line. If you look at a person with scoliosis, their spine bends to the side in either a...

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Ten Tips for Back Care [INFOGRAPHIC]

Read these tips to take good care of your back and if you have any back pain, be sure to see your osteopath for help.   Ten Tips for back care Hours in one position can cause problems – avoid ‘computer...

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What is Sciatica?

Sciatica is the name given to a set of symptoms caused by compression or irritation of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the human body and starts from the lumbar spine (lower back) and travels...

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