Back Pain

What causes back pain?

Back pain is commonly caused by prolonged standing or sitting, repetitive lifting, twisting patterns or poor posture. Back pain can also be prevalent in the ante and postnatal period due to changes in posture, biomechanics and varying activity demands.

What are common back conditions?

  • Nerve pain or ‘sciatica’
  • Disc bulge
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Degenerative changes
  • Non-specific low back pain
  • Chronic back pain

What are some symptoms that you may experience with back pain?

  • Pain in the back
  • Referral of pain to the pelvis or lower limb
  • Pins and needles
  • Numbness
  • Weakness
  • Pain with movement
  • Pain with prolonged postures

How can Pelvic Connections help manage back pain? 

A holistic approach will always be taken when addressing back pain at Pelvic Connections. During your treatment you may receive education regarding your back pain, posture and aggravating factors; range of motion and mobility exercises; graduated strengthening exercises; manual therapy and joint mobilisations; and assistance with reintegration back into your work and lifestyle.

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