Are ergonomic assessments helpful?

What is ergonomics? Ergonomics is essentially the science that looks into how spaces and systems are designed for the people that use them. Commonly the working environments is subject to […]

Physio assessing low back of patient

Understanding pain: Sciatica

What is sciatica? Sciatica is quite a generic term. It is frequently used to describe pain down the back of the leg. In reality there could be number of causes […]

Does degenerative disc disease exist?

What is degenerative disc disease? It use to be believed (and still is by some!) that the disc is the root cause of persistent low back pain. That our backs […]

Exercise is good for Osteoarthritis

Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis Lifestyle changes and exercise provided significant benefits for patients with osteoarthritis (hips/knee).  In this study data was collected from 9,825 participants in Denmark which revealed improved […]

Pain Related Behaviours

There is now emerging evidence that children learn pain related behaviours from their parents early on in life. Fear of pain and avoidance have long been associated with poor pain […]