If your back feels stiff, is it really?

“My back is really stiff! I need a massage!” Now your back feels stiff but is it really? Wait, what I don’t understand? Feeling stiff obviously isn’t normal but can you objectively get a stiff back or not meanings feeling tight or stiff a sensation or can it be objectively measured?

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  • Stanton, Tasha R., et al. “Feeling stiffness in the back: a protective perceptual inference in chronic back pain.” Scientific reports 7.1 (2017): 1-12.

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Online Physiotherapy

Put simply this is Physio done via either telephone or video over the internet. Skype and facetime are examples of this.

Contrary to popular belief online physiotherapy can be very effective and it can help the same injuries that face to face physio can help. I have helped many people with injuries such as disc prolapses, tennis elbow, neck pain and much more).