Back Care For Farmers

Farmers are a group of people that often present to my clinic with lower back pain. Their job involves a huge variation in the physical tasks they do. This ranges from repeated and heavy lifting, bending, prolonged sitting on a tractor twisting repeatedly in the seat, and activities like driving a quad bike or a…

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Elderly woman bending over to pick up bags

Back 2 Basics: Understanding Your Back

Commonly someone with back pain will just put up with the pain, not understanding what the problem is, and not knowing what they can do to manage it. Over the next few weeks I will be looking at back care, each week focusing on different groups of people involved with specific work or styles of…

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