The effect of different seating positions on your lower back?

The effect of different seating positions on your lower back?

Do different sitting positions affect the pressure on your lower back? The short answer is, yes. They do. Every day in the clinic, patients tell us that how they sit, and what they sit on has a profound influence on the severity of their symptoms. You are often told not to slouch, whether at the […]

Does Sitting Cause Sciatica?

Does Sitting Cause Sciatica?

What is the big deal with sitting? Why can it cause such a problem? It seems contradictory that sitting can cause problems because it helps in relaxation and does not seem to require much from the energy systems of the body.   Generally, the main function of the intervertebral disc found in between two vertebrae […]

Does Heat Help Sciatica?

Does Heat Help Sciatica?

Virtually every day in our clinic, we will have patients telling us that their back feels better of t’s warm outside or if they have had a hot bath, or traveled to a warmer climate. This is a common report, which makes it hard to believe that people do not genuinely get better from such […]