Tag Archives : Low back pain

Don’t hurt your back this summer

Don’t hurt your back this summer.  With summer holidays almost here, many of us will be spending time becoming more active around the house and garden.  I think all of us have experienced a stiff or achy back following time in the garden.  Depending on what you have done, symptoms can even include acute sharp pain […]

Avoid cricket injuries this season

Low back pain is one of the most common injuries associated with cricket.  Fortunately, managing workload throughout training and games has been proven to significantly reduce the likelihood of developing low back pain.   Despite the weather, cricket season is underway for another year.  Unfortunately, if you’re a bowler, there is a higher risk of […]

Back pain and Children

Highlighting the importance of health and fitness from an early age is crucial to children’s development.  Not only can inactivity lead to weight related issues, but prolonged sitting has been strongly linked to the development of low back pain in all ages.  It has been shown that episodes of low back pain in children, correspond to a significant increase in the […]

Tips to manage Low Back Pain

Studies show that between 60 – 80% of the population will experience back pain.  Non-specific low back pain with no serious underlying pathology is diagnosed in the majority of these cases.  If your back hurts, don’t ignore the pain.  The sooner that pain is addressed, the quicker the recovery time and the less likelihood of […]

Why do young cricketers suffer low back pain?

With a domestic cricket season well and truly underway which will see a number of young budding fast bowlers take to the field I thought it would be appropriate to touch on the potential contributing factors for the development of low back pain in young fast bowlers. This has been a highly debated topic over […]