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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. 

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Back pain in office workers


Back pain in office workers is very

common due to prolonged sitting, poor posture, stiffness and stress.  

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Exercise and back pain

Exercise and movement are great for back pain however there are certain activities which are better for backs.

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Help! I've hurt my back

What can you do when you have heart your back? How can you help yourself feel better?

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Medication & Back pain


What medication does Mr. O'Dowd recommend for back pain? What about painkillers and anti-infammatories? 

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Neuroscience & Back pain


Would you like to know more about chronic pain? How does the brain and the nervous system contribute to pain? 

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Meditation & Back pain


Can meditation help with back pain? 

What about the stress vs. relaxation response?

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Stress & Back pain

Can stress contribute to back pain? What is the stress response and how do our bodies react to stress?

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What to remember/key tips



What are the key warning signs of a

serious back issue? What are the key tips for back pain?

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