3 Common Reasons for Low Back Pain

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Low back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide however the pain experience can vary greatly between individuals. This is because there are multiple structures throughout the lower back that can contribute to different patterns of pain. So what are the reasons a back might become painful?  At Integrate Physio we have identified three […]

4 signs you’re suffering from pain sensitivity associated with a neck injury

Neck Pain

Occasionally with necks that I treat, most often with people who have suffered neck pain associated with a motor vehicle accident (Whiplash Associated Disorder), certain odd things can be reported. I have heard people describe severe worsening reactions when given strong massages (massage should feel good right?). I have heard people say that they have […]

How can I manage my neck pain & posture at work?

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With the rise of technology & the increased use of computers in the workplace, sitting at a desk and working from a computer has become a normal part of daily life for a lot of people. With the accumulation of hours upon hours of sitting at a desk, PLUS the added stress of a busy […]

Lower Back Pain: The 3 Exercises You Can and Need to Start Today

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https://youtu.be/P194ne3411YThere is a plethora of information telling people what they can do for their lower back. From the sale of complex back braces and fancy orthopaedic mattresses, to fear motivated exercise avoidance and strong pain relief medication, there are many expensive and complicated approaches to getting much-needed relief. But suppose you are like me and […]

The 3 Steps to Neck Pain Relief

Let’s talk about neck pain because neck pain is one of the most prevalent issues around the world at any one time. When I last looked, it was up to 75% of people globally will experience neck pain at any one time. That blew my mind, considering how simple the steps are to avoid neck […]

How to Relieve Neck Pain

Neck pain is never an easy thing to manage. It can feel particularly intense compared to other areas of musculoskeletal pain due to its close proximity to our locus of attention and most of our senses (sight, hearing, smell etc).  Because we use our neck in almost every movement in daily life, neck pain (acute […]

What Causes Neck Pain 

Now before I get started, it’s important to know that the experience of neck pain is extremely common. It’s the second most common area of musculoskeletal pain. Around 50% of people will experience it at some point in their life. Just like lower back pain, neck pain can appear episodically, fluctuate in severity and persist for long periods. The […]

Will Neck Pain Go Away

The first thought that comes to mind once you’ve injured yourself or started feeling pain is ‘will this go away?’ or ‘how long will this last?’. Neck pain in particular is especially unpleasant, it can limit almost every basic activity in our daily lives. Whether it’s just rolling over in bed, lifting our coffee cup […]

The Best Exercises for Neck Pain

Our bodies are meant to move. One of the biggest contributors to musculoskeletal pain generally is inactivity. When you consider our evolutionary past, and how we live currently. It’s no wonder many of us have an abundance of aches and pains.  And yet, many of us ignore these or seek medical treatments or massages or […]

Neck Pain and Nausea

In my experience, a sick feeling in the stomach associated with a sore neck can have a few different explanations.  Worst case scenario tends to point towards ligament damage at the top of the neck, and is more associated with severe trauma (high-speed car crash, head high tackles, head first falls/dives) – see ‘when is […]