INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS
Here is information for patients which we have written
X-rays and scans
Although scans and x-rays are popular
for back pain, they do not often show what the source of the pain is.
Back pain in office workers
Back pain in office workers is very
common due to prolonged sitting, poor posture, stiffness and stress.
Exercise and back pain
Exercise and movement are great for back pain however there are certain activities which are better for backs.
Help! I've hurt my back
What can you do when you have heart your back? How can you help yourself feel better?
Medication & Back pain
What medication does Mr. O'Dowd recommend for back pain? What about painkillers and anti-infammatories?
Neuroscience & Back pain
Would you like to know more about chronic pain? How does the brain and the nervous system contribute to pain?
Meditation & Back pain
Can meditation help with back pain?
What about the stress vs. relaxation response?
Stress & Back pain
Can stress contribute to back pain? What is the stress response and how do our bodies react to stress?
What to remember/key tips
What are the key warning signs of a
serious back issue? What are the key tips for back pain?