From poor posture and sedentary habits to obesity and repetitive movements, several lifestyle factors can contribute to persistent back pain. Learn how addressing these factors, alongside physiotherapy, could lead to improvements in your spine health and management of pain.
A herniated disc can occur at any level of your spine and can cause some very uncomfortable symptoms. Physiotherapy has the potential to help
It’s almost universally known that a strong core means a healthy spine. What is less well known is that in our pursuit of the perfect six-pack, we may be doing more harm than good.
You would be forgiven for thinking the pain in your knee is caused by a problem in your knee. It’s the obvious assumption. What if we told you that your knee pain may not be caused by your knee at all. In fact, at The Brisbane Spine Clinic, we often see people complaining of knee…
Dysfunction in the multifidus muscle is one of the most overlooked causes of back pain. Learn all about Multifidus and how it may be related to your back pain.
A hysterectomy often involves an incision to the pelvic floor. It’ll hopefully improve your quality of life in many ways but, after a period of rest, you need to commit to a sustained program of exercises to strengthen your pelvic floor muscles, which help with continence.
A capable, supportive physiotherapist with a special interest in women’s health can help a great deal in your recovery after a hysterectomy.
Squats are an excellent exercise for building lower body strength. Mastering the proper form isn’t easy though. All too often, you’re doing a butt wink without realising. Butt wink is an inefficient way to exercise and – even worse – it puts you at risk of several serious injuries.
If our spines are strong and built to lift and carry heavy loads, then why do we experience pain? There are a few potential reasons for this. Read more about heavy lifting and back pain, and 3 ways to reduce your risk.
Here at The Brisbane Spine Clinic, we believe in individualised and non-invasive care and support for the spine.
If you’ve ever woken up with back pain, you’ll understand how debilitating it can be. Back pain may interfere with your: sleep; mood; relationships; exercise; and job performance. Lower back pain is the single most common complaint made by patients to their doctors with an estimated 80 per cent of the population suffering back…