14
Apr

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Kristien’s story (in Dutch)

Despite having no low back pain during early childhood, Kristien (now 42) was made aware by medical professionals that her back was ‘not normal’ (‘scoliosis, leg length discrepencies, hypermobility etc). […]

11
Apr

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Jamie’s story: “Having that pain was very crippling…… I wasn’t enjoying life”

Jamie discusses how chronic low back pain impacted on his life, his mood and his overall quality of life. He describes the effort it required to cope with his pain […]

11
Apr

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Sally’s story: “Something which for nearly two years defined and disabled me is now a chapter of my past”

I knew I was in trouble when, a year after my initial lower back injury, I was still attending physiotherapy and getting no lasting relief from my pain nor any […]

11
Apr

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Shaun’s story: “the only person thats going to make yourself better is yourself”

Shaun had chronic low back pain for several years. Like many patients, he had tried several forms of therapy and medication with little success. He discusses the impact pain had […]

11
Apr

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Jack’s story: “I was told I had the back of a 70 year old ….and that I had worn discs”

Jack had chronic low back pain for several years. He was told he had a back of a 70 year old, that he needed to have his spine fused and […]