We have all been told “don’t bend your back like that”, “sit up straight” or “keep your back straight when you lift”?But is this true? Should we be afraid to bend over? Will our spines all break if we don’t keep them straight or is it just part of normal life?
Here’s what we teach to our back pain patients every day at Move Freely and why we are doing it differently from most Physiotherapy clinics.
What is a Herniated Disc?
A herniated disc is when The Anulus Fibrosis (outer rim) is torn, ruptured or damaged and the Nucleus pulposus (inner gel-like sack) can come through the ruptured park of the Anulus.
Many people suffer from herniated discs, It is helpful to have an understanding of the anatomy and why a herniated disc is painful.
Most people have experienced back pain at least once in their life. Back pain can be caused by a number of reasons, most of which are related to our lifestyle and our level of physical activity. However, back pain can also be caused by various medical conditions that we have been effectively treating at Move […]