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    What could the possible causes be of ongoing back issues?

    My mother in law recently had key hole surgery to cover and exposed nerve on the spinal area and they removed a loose piece of bone. She recently had another scan which revealed another exposed nerve and a slipped disk. What could the possible causes be of her ongoing back issues? Is there anything she can do to prevent further damage? She is 60 years old.
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  • Sandra McFaul

    Physiotherapist

    Do you suffer from chronic lower back pain or neck pain? Based in SYDNEY, Sandra is 1 of ONLY 15 Physiotherapists in Australia with ADVANCED … View Profile

    Poor sitting posture puts alot of stress on discs and is in my opinion the biggest reason why so many people suffer lower back and referred leg pain.
    After surgery, it's always best to to get your full movement and strength back.  Sitting with good posture is also important.  Exercises that are tailored to your mother-in-law is essential.  Your local McKenzie Physiotherapist will be able to help you on the road to recovery. 

  • Special interest include; Wellnes,nutrition, physical exercise, headaches and sports injuries. My aim is to improve the wellness and health of all my clients. View Profile

    Sandra is right. as a society we spend so much time sitting, this creates excess strain on spinal joints, from lower back to the neck. Combine this with inactivity many muscles and joints become deconditioned leading to restiction in motion, joint restriction, degenration and damage to structures. The creation of specific exercise program to enhance movement and strength as long a strategy to maintain spinal stability and motion will help reduce pain , further damage and add quality of life. :-)

  • Dr Ryan Hislop

    Chiropractor

    Dr Ryan Hislop, Chiropractor is situated in Mudgee with the team from Chiropractic Health and Wellness Centre. He has a special interest in sports chiropractic … View Profile

    It is without a doubt that your mother in law needs to see a professional face to face to gain a greater understanding of the apparent degenerative cascade that is occurring. As a chiropractor, our practice works specifically with chronic recurring conditions and formulates a care plan to assist the individual in returning to a better functioning spinal joint system.

  • Dr Ryan Hislop

    Chiropractor

    Dr Ryan Hislop, Chiropractor is situated in Mudgee with the team from Chiropractic Health and Wellness Centre. He has a special interest in sports chiropractic … View Profile

    It is without a doubt that your mother in law needs to see a professional face to face to gain a greater understanding of the apparent degenerative cascade that is occurring. As a chiropractor, our practice works specifically with chronic recurring conditions and formulates a care plan to assist the individual in returning to a better functioning spinal joint system.

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