Do I Need an MRI of My Low Back Pain?Well, no, is the short answer.Here I discuss non-specific low back pain (LBP) which may or may not be accompanied with sciatica, from no known cause i.e. no major trauma has occured.The research’Findings’ seen on an MRI scan do not correlate with the pain experienced. Meaning, […]

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The KneeStructures that can cause knee pain include:Cartilage (it’s meniscus)Tendons e.g quadraceps (patella tendinopathy)ITB = Illiotibial BandLigaments (medial and lateral collateral and anterior and posterios cruciates)Osteoarthritis (wear and tear)Referred pain from the lower back or hipAssessmentMy assessment consists of looking at whole body movement, and then the knee specifically and surrounding joints.If there’s been no […]

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Why are you in pain?

The experience of pain is a complex one..Expectations, beliefs, previous experience of pain, stress levels, lack of sleep, emotional state, injury. All of these things can be part of creating pain. All of these things can affect how we move, which can create discomfort and pain. They can affect how much we move and exercise, the […]

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