Dynamic Sitting? Tell me more…

How many of us are bothered with back pain, especially when we sit down for a long time? Lower back pain is inevitable if your body posture is not ideal while sitting down for long periods. There is an abundance of published evidence pointing to the detrimental effects of sitting with a slouched posture, as well […]

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Why Does My Back Hurt? The Biomechanics of back pain explained

Your ‘backbone’ or spine comprises a series of separate bones (vertebrae) joined together by deformable intervertebral discs, which are tough gristle-like pads of cartilage. Adjacent vertebrae are also connected by small sliding joints, the apophyseal, or facet, joints (Figure 1), and by ligaments which are tough fibrous bands. All of these structures, including the discs, […]

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