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Physio Edge 022 Chronic Low Back Pain With Dr Kieran O'Sullivan

Physio Edge 022 Chronic Low Back Pain With Dr Kieran O'SullivanRecent research on chronic low back painCentral vs peripheral contributions to CLBPSitting postures and behaviou…

Dr Kieran O’Sullivan is back on the Physio Edge podcast after talking previously about hamstring injuries, this time discussing his other big area of interest and expertise – chronic low back pain (CLBP).

In this episode, Kieran and David Pope discuss

  • Recent research on chronic low back pain
  • Central vs peripheral contributions to CLBP
  • Sitting postures and behaviours, and the relationship of this to pain
  • Is there an ideal sitting posture, and does changing sitting behaviour change CLBP?
  • Manual therapy in CLBP
  • Lumbar kyhposis/lordosis
  • Physical and psychological interventions for CLBP
  • The effect of exercise on CLBP
  • Movement patterns and retraining in chronic pain states
  • The challenges of talking to patients about chronic pain states

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