While it’s lovely to know the answer to life, the universe and everything, knowing the right question to ask is just as important. So when you have back pain, or a disc bulge, what is the right question to ask?
We exercise to prevent heart disease, brush teeth to prevent tooth decay and wear sunscreen to prevent skin cancer. So what do we do to help prevent back pain?
When I get asked “So, what do you do for work?” the enthusiastic reply of “I’m an Osteopath” is generally met with puzzled expressions and the standard line: “So… that’s something to do with bones, right?” I pause, and the explanation begins.