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 […]

Spinal Stenosis – Under the Radar?

In yet a new video, David Fitzgerald from Dublin Physiotherapy talks about a condition that isn’t discussed very often; Spinal Stenosis. For those who are not familiar with it already, spinal stenosis is a condition that very often slips under the radar, despite it being the end stage of a condition of gradual degenerative change. […]

Annular Tears: Another Clinicians Nightmare

This week, David Fitzgerald has decided to talk about another issue considered to be one of the many clinicians’ nightmares: Annular tears. As always, David has dissected the topic and given an outline of the condition, which you can read in this article. If you would like to know more about this problem, however, it […]

Sciatica: Everything You Should Know About It

In today’s video, David Fitzgerald takes some time to talk about Sciatica, explaining to his viewers the different types that exist and what the various treatments could be for each. Like always, in this article we will give a brief overview of David’s video so, if you want to know a more in depth explanation of […]

Degenerative Disc Disease: Symptoms and Treatments

In this week’s vlog, physiotherapist David Fitzgerald explains the symptoms and causes of degenerative disc disease, also known as intervertebral disc disease. As always, David gives a very detailed insight about the problem, explaining what the possible causes that lead to it are. Most people are familiar with disc problems, however the most common are […]