If you work with a physiotherapist to help manage a chronic pain condition, you will probably receive some nutritional advice as part of the process. Physiotherapists are not nutritionists, but providing nutritional advice to patients is well within the scope of a physiotherapist’s duties. For some chronic conditions, dietary changes can make the biggest difference
A Message of Hope for Chronic Back Pain Sufferers Do you feel as if your chronic back pain has locked you out of your own life? This nagging, excruciating symptom can stem from a variety of underlying causes, in some cases growing progressively worse from day to day until you can hardly move at all.
Imagine waking up, fully rested after 8 hours of sleep. As you are gently awake, you move to sit up… only to be hit with an ache in your back. The aches in your shoulders and neck quickly follow as you move, but as you go to stand up, they are eclipsed by the dull
If you suffer from back pain, you’re in good company. In fact, the most commonly reported area of pain is the back. Back pain can be limiting in numerous ways, and many people with chronic back pain also have a disability that makes it difficult for them to perform their daily tasks. While this is
Your spine is a complex part of the body. It is comprised of 24 bones, and 5 of them are located in the lower back. It is also comprised of numerous nerves and intervertebral discs. Sometimes, the jelly-like nucleus of these discs can “herniate,” or protrude, through the cell wall, if it is not strong