Generally, exercising with back pain is encouraged as it encourages blood flow and increased circulation through the body. This is because it can help carry nutrition to the muscles and tissues, improve your strength and flexibility and release natural endorphins that can be a source of powerful pain relief. In the case where the patient is older, more frail, or simply their back pain is quite severe, swimming can generally be a good exercise to participate in.
If you have back or neck pain, when is it right to have surgical intervention? This is a difficult question, but it’s something we hear regularly at the clinic, read on to find out our expert opinion.
Have you been given a diagnosis of sacroiliac joint dysfunction? In our experience of treating patients, there are very few cases where the patient has true sacroiliac dysfunction. This is because the joint cannot be moved in isolation, only with the involvement of other joints and muscles.