BHSc(PT), MD, CCFP, Dip. Sport Med MScCH
The incidence of low back pain in athletes participating in training and competition on a consistent and frequent basis is significant.
Vertebral metastatic disease afflicts a significant proportion of cancer patients, most commonly those with breast and lung disease.
Many clinicians believe that imaging is necessary to accurately diagnose and manage low back pain.
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) is a condition requiring early detection for appropriate management.
Cervical myelopathy is a degenerative disease that occurs secondary to direct spinal cord compression and compromise of spinal vasculature through a process of gradual spinal canal narrowing.
Neck pain is common and disabling. Associated with poor posture, sedentary work and stress it is long lasting and recurrent.
This article highlights the myths and misunderstandings surrounding the straight leg raise (SLR) test for sciatica.
Obesity and low back pain are equally complex medical conditions with multi-factorial etiologies.
Recognizing that the increasing incidence of obesity coincides with the rising prevalence of LBP, there is growing interest in establishing the relationship between over-weight and back pain.