Muscle injuries are common for people who exercise regularly and aim to improve their health status. Not all muscle injuries are bad, such as the soreness after a gym session, run or returning to activity you haven’t done for a while. There are times though when muscle pain is not pleasant, and it results in a pain that last for longer than normal and limits your ability to exercise and move. It is these types of injuries that need expert management.
The start of the school year heralds much blogging on childhood and adolescent back pain. School bags seem to feature prominently in these. But what is really important for healthy young backs? We will dip into a bit of back ground but then come back to the bag.
Physiotherapy Researchers at the University of Limerick in Ireland have been blazing away for sometime now investigating prolonged and persistent back pain. They have strong collaboration links with like minded researches at Curtin University in Perth.
This useful article on the site of the Irish Independent is quick and easy to read and should blow away some misconceptions (or as I like to call them – ‘thought viruses’. – Jayce)
Here is the link.
As the clinic director of Peak MSK Physiotherapy and SecondOpinion.Physio in Bayside Melbourne, Jayce is specialised in the treatment of back, neck, headache and TMJ (jaw) problems.
Av is one of the physiotherapists at Peak MSK Physiotherapy. He provides physiotherapy treatment for muscular, joint and sporting injuries as well as liaising with our specialist musculoskeletal physiotherapist regarding complex clinical case management.