Tag Archives: maintenance

The Essentials – Lower Back

The lower back includes the lumbar spine and all the associated muscles in this region. The spine is vertebrae stacked on top of each other with a disc in between and nerves that exit between each vertebra. Between each vertebra are a set of joints, one on each side called facet joints. These are two smooth cartilage surfaces, […]

Relief, Repair, Maintenance

The SFL home-based program is designed to meet the needs of your specific situation. Have you got pain because of a recent acute muscle strain, or because of a more complex strain pattern that has developed over many years? Do you want a quick fix or do you want to do some serious repair work? Do you […]

Lower Back Overview

The lower back  includes the lumbar spine and all the associated muscles in this region. As many of you will know the spine is made up of vertebrae that are stacked on top of each other with a disc in between and nerves that exit between each vertebra. Also between each vertebra are a set of […]

What is Stretch for Life?

Stretch for Life is a stretching and strengthening program devised by Stretch for Life founder, Osteopath Tim Judd. More about Tim here. This stretching programme is the result of 20 years as a practicing Osteopath. As Tim remembers: Patients would often forget the exercises I prescribed and as I could not find a credible source […]