Are you suffering from back or neck pain?

Regardless of age or gender, 80 percent of the population will suffer from back pain at some time in their life.

Common causes of back & pain include:

  • Extensive sitting or standing
  • Heavy lifting
  • Injury
  • Pregnancy
  • Constipation, irritable bowel, and endometriosis
  • Menstrual pain
  • Insufficient flexibility
  • Muscle weakness
  • Dysfunction in the middle spine, lower limbs, and pelvis.
  • PLUS more serious causes of low back pain such as disc injury, fracture, tumour, and infection.

Our Osteopaths are experienced in treating back & neck pain

Due to the many different causes of back and neck pain, we are trained to differentiate between uncomplicated back pain and back pain requiring referral to specialist care- such as your GP.

By accurately diagnosing your condition, we will develop the most effective course of action involving treatment and rehabilitation that manages your specific back pain.

Our treatment will:

  • improve joint mobility
  • reduce muscular tension, inflammation and nerve irritation
  • improve blood supply and drainage to and from the spine and pelvis
  • reduce the duration of low back pain episodes
  • help prevent future episodes
  • offer advice on posture, exercises and stretching
  • provide advice on improving your ergonomic environment
  • provide guidance on diet, hydration and exercise
  • communicate and plan treatment with your GP and insurer
  • refer you for radiological assessment when indicated and required.

Top tips for back care:

Seek Osteopathic advice regularly

Keep mobile & exercise daily. Nothing is better than walking!

Ensure you have a supportive mattress

Keep well hydrated to keep your spine more mobile

Eat sufficient protein to help repair tissue

Be careful when lifting

Have regular osteopathic care during pregnancy and while breastfeeding

During repetitive tasks or heavy labour, make sure to vary your rhythm, take regular breaks, and have a stretch

Make sure your children do not carry a heavy bag on one shoulder or spend too much time in front of a PC or TV

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