Back Pain

backmassageBack pain affects 80% of adults at some time in their lives. The lumbar spine is often the victim of twists in other areas of your body. This can cause misalignment of the lumbar spine and may render your core muscles unable to function effectively no matter how much you try to strengthen your core musculature. Recurrent pain in your lower back requires proper assessment by a physiotherapist to diagnose the underlying problem creating a lower back strain. Postural advice is an integral part of physio treatment.

Treatment may involve:

  • Soft tissue massage
  • Mobilisation of the spine
  • Retraining for correct posture and alignment
  • b1Group or 1:1 exercise classes and strengthening programs
  • Use of Ultrasound to look at Real Time muscle activation
  • Taping to support and enhance control as muscles strengthen
  • Ergonomic advice
  • Dry needling