Is Surgery Really The Answer To Your Back Pain?

Is Surgery Really The Answer To Your Back Pain?

Back Pain and Surgery A new study in Australia in The Conversation AU by Machado, Lin and Harris 2018, has shown that treatment for back pain costs $5 billion Australian per year and this figure is rising annually. Most of this is spent on surgical procedures like spinal fusion. Spinal fusion is an operation whereby […]

Should you use Ice or Heat for Pain? When should you use what?

Should you use Ice or Heat for Pain? When should you use what?

Generally if you have just injured yourself, ice is best, and if you have a longer lasting injury heat is best – particularly for stiff, aching muscles. COLD THERAPY Ice helps to reduce the pain of an acute (just happened) injury. When you injure tissues what happens is that those tissues – whether they are […]