Back pain is a common problem that affects most people at some point in their life. It often feels like an ache, stiffness or tension in the back or surroundings areas. The back pain usually triggered by bad posture while standing or sitting, bending or lifting incorrectly. Back pain is not generally caused by a serious condition and, in most cases, will improve by taking actions.
How does the back work?
The back is complicated structure built around the bones of the spinal column. The spine consists of 24 bones (vertebrae) sitting one on top of another. It sits on the pelvis and topped by the skull. The bones of the spine are connected by discs at the front and facet joints, give the spinal column its flexibility.
Types of back pain
Massage therapy to treat back pain
Research shows that massage therapy has many potential health benefits for back pain sufferers, including:
Our physiotherapists can provide a variety of treatments, help you understand your problem and get you back to your normal activities.