Category Archives: Low Back Pain

Injury Prevention for Recreational Joggers

Jogging is a great form of cardiovascular exercise. It gets your heart rate up and burns lots of calories. However, jogging is tough on your joints, particularly if you jog on hard surfaces such as concrete or road. The wholesale prevention of injuries from running is probably wishful thinking… but

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Referred Pain

The concept of referred pain might be unfamiliar to you. Essentially, referred pain is the phenomenon whereby pain is experienced in a different location on/in the body to the location of an associated injury or problem. There are two types of referred pain. The first is known as somatic pain,

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Spondylolysis & Spondylolisthesis

We introduced the conditions known as spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis in a previous piece that you can read here. Spondylolysis Spondylolysis is a condition in which a defect develops within the pars-interarticularis of a vertebra, usually one of the lower lumbar vertebra. You may have also heard to this condition being

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