Lower Back Pain – what causes it?

Lower Back Pain – what causes it?

Your lower back is a complex structure made up of bones, discs, joints, nerves, ligaments and muscles, all working together to provide a base of support for your body. This complex structure is susceptible to injury and pain and to avoid that, it needs to be stable,...
Shoulder Pain – Anatomy, how it works, why it hurts!

Shoulder Pain – Anatomy, how it works, why it hurts!

By Jeremy Wisdom, Physiotherapist Shoulder pain is a common complaint we treat at Wisdom Physiotherapy. Shoulders are the linchpin of many movement functions and control, and once pain sets in, it can make day-to-day activities extremely painful and difficult to do....
How Can I Prevent Back Pain?

How Can I Prevent Back Pain?

Q – How Can I Prevent Back Pain? (By Jeremy Wisdom, Physiotherapist) The latest research tells us that often people have never had a physical trauma to cause back pain like a car accident, falling, or lifting something heavy. There is usually a combination of...
Get rid of my Headache!

Get rid of my Headache!

Sick of Headaches? Headaches are a condition that affects our lives more than we like to admit. Be it a mild pulsating ache in the background or a throbbing pain behind the eyes, it is annoying. Let’s face it, waking up with headaches on a daily basis is NOT normal...
Lower Back Pain Treatment

Lower Back Pain Treatment

By Carin Penberthy, Physiotherapist Lower back pain can be debilitating, not only from a pain point of view, but functionally can be very limiting and have a major effect on daily life and work activities. Although some episodes of lower back pain can be self-limiting...
The New Normal for MRIs of the Lower Back

The New Normal for MRIs of the Lower Back

By Nick Nyman, Physiotherapist MRI’s are an incredibly accurate way of imaging the back, giving us detailed anatomical information about the structures inside. However, we have since learnt that knowing what is inside doesn’t tell us the full story. In fact, for lower...