Very often in our clinics, we see people come in with pelvic asymmetry or imbalance. This can cause or aggravate any number of injuries and problems throughout the body. Why does this happen? Well, the most obvious answer is...
Joint movement is achieved by muscle contraction. However, what happens when this well-orchestrated biomechanical machine lacks synchronisation? The answer? Lower cross syndrome. What is Lower cross syndrome? Lower cross syndrome describes an imbalance of muscles that can occur in the lower...
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...
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...
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...
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...