“Conquer Your Lower Back Pain!”
Hi, I’m James and I have lower back pain.
I’m here to reach out to all of you who are suffering too by providing information, advice and help to assist you in reducing your pain.
Lower back pain is miserable!
From waking up in the middle of the night, being in too much pain to walk or unable to lift your kids or grandkids of the ground, it really can have a huge negative impact on your life.
I’m an otherwise healthy guy who currently has a desk job. Prior to that I spent 10 years as a Paramedic going from call to call.
As you can image, there was a lot of lifting of patients, often in critical life and death situations. In this scenario, manual handling rules tend to go out of the window and getting the patient to hospital as quickly as possible takes precedence! A few bad lifts meant that my back was already weakened and I found I was spending more time off work with injuries.
So, it was time to hang up my Paramedic hat and get a desk job.
Worst. Move. Ever!
As soon as I became static and unmoving at my desk, my lower back started to ache. I won’t go into details now but sitting in one position for a long period of time is not good for you.
One of the only benefits of my desk job was that it was managing a large, and very busy musculoskeletal service. I managed a team of orthopaedic surgeons, back specialist, physical therapist, acupuncturists, massage therapists and more. I was able to gather a HUGE amount of information from these experts and use it to reduce the pain I was experiencing in my lower back. Now I hope to help others by sharing this information through this website. I do hope that you find the information and articles useful. If there is anything specific that you’d like to see then please do CONTACT US and I’ll do my best to put something together.