Things to Remember

Most people with back pain do not have any structural damage to the spine. Their problem is usually due to the lack of movement to specific joints caused by muscle tension.

Very few people have back pain due to a prolapsed “slipped” disc. For those that do, if diagnosed correctly and treated in good time, recovery can be speedy and effective.

Many of the X-ray and MRI findings in the back are the normal degenerative changes, which occur with age. However, it is important to relate such changes to a clinical assessment of your problem.

In many people it is not possible to pinpoint the exact cause of the problem. The good news is that most pain can be attributed to the mechanical way in which your back works or more precisely doesn’t work! If this is the case the important thing is to get your back working properly.

Although stress is rarely the cause of the problem, it can increase the amount of pain or maintain the problem that you already have. Tension from stress can cause muscle spasm and the muscles themselves become painful. It can be important and productive to address this element of your life.

People who are physically fit generally get less pain and recover faster if they do get back pain. So it is important that once you have had back pain, you try and get back into better physical condition. With sensible, controlled exercises, which suit you and as far as possible can be enjoyable.

The old fashioned treatment for back pain was prolonged rest. Research has now proven that bed rest for more than a day or two is not good for your back because:

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Your bones get weaker.

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You lose physical fitness.

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The pain feels worse.

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It is harder and harder to get going again.

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Your muscles get weaker.

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You get depressed.

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You get stiff.

Current advice is that regular exercise is useful and gives you:

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Stronger bones.

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Helps maintain flexibility.

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Gives you a better feeling of wellbeing.

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Fit and active muscles.

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Increases your fitness.

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Releases natural chemicals called endorphins, which reduce pain.

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Stronger bones.

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Helps maintain flexibility.

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Gives you a better feeling of wellbeing.

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Fit and active muscles.

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Increases your fitness.

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Releases natural chemicals called endorphins, which reduce pain.

What our Clients Say…

"Very simple and non invasive treatment and haven’t had a twinge since!"

– Alice S (Age 27)

"I have been to Osteopaths and Chiropractors since the age of 19"

“I have been to Osteopaths and Chiropractors since the age of 19 with very little success. If only I had come across Nic then it would have been a different story.

Flexibility and straightness are key to my job, Decorating and Sports Dressage.

He has improved both of these more than I ever thought possible.”

– Cheryl G (Age 47)

"Pain removed after 3 visits."

“I am a 39 year old male that is on his feet all day at work, and had resigned myself to the fact that my back had clearly had its day and I was in for pain and discomfort for the rest of my life! How wrong I was.

I visited Nic 3 times, he treated me, taught me how to look after my back and how it works, it’s the best thing I have done in ages! Since seeing Nic I have not had any pain or discomfort and I actually feel 10 years younger…Read More

John H (age 39)

"At 36 my Doctor told me there was nothing more the NHS could do"

“At 36 my Doctor told me there was nothing more the NHS could do for my mobility issues and that I would just have to manage as best I could with Pain killers. I had suffered a Herniated Disc in my lower Back some six months before and had received various NHS treatments, none of which had worked. Nic at the Back Clinic gave me my life back, after only a few sessions, I could walk, bend and show dogs again, something I had been told by various people wouldn’t be possible in the future. I was actually pain free again for the first time in a year and I could do all that I wished with my life. Without Nic’s expert treatment my life would be a fraction of what it is today. Thanks for fixing me once again.”

John H (age 39)

"Finally I have found something that works!"

“Finally I have found something that works! After suffering with chronic acute exasperated back pain since I was 16, nerve damage and having two major trauma’s to my back I was in complete despair. I found myself on a large dosage of pain medications, anti inflammatory and muscle relaxers. I had lost my job and spent 4 months in bed unable to move. My massage therapist recommended to me the Back Clinic. so I thought why not give it a try. After just one session I was totally stunned at the results I not only felt but could see with my back and my posture. I can still remember to this day my utter amazement when I walked for the first time after my back had been gently manipulated. This is a miracle and I still say that today. The pain has gone, I can move more freely and I can be active again…Read More

Belinda F (age 46)

I felt I had grown a couple of inches

I am a 24 year old female Soldier and currently deployed in Afghanistan. Due to my work responsibilities I have to carry a lot of weight on my back, as you can imagine this causes a lot of stress to it. After visiting Nic in Eye I felt I had grown a couple of inches and the relief i felt afterwards was amazing. Highly recommended to anyone with back problems. Thank you.

Holly A

"I have been to Osteopaths and Chiropractors since the age of 19"

“I have been to Osteopaths and Chiropractors since the age of 19 with very little success. If only I had come across Nic then it would have been a different story.

Flexibility and straightness are key to my job, Decorating and Sports Dressage.

He has improved both of these more than I ever thought possible.”

– Cheryl G (Age 47)

As the result of a road accident

I was fortunate enough to find Nic Aldous when I moved to Suffolk. Having suffered acute neck and back pain as a result of a road accident I was desperate to find treatment to make my life bearable. How lucky was I! After only 4 sessions my movement was so much better and my pain reduced by 80%… Read More

Jackie Mason

I suffered for some time

I suffered for some time with neck and back pain which was causing me constant headaches, I now go for treatment when I feel it is needed to keep pain free.

Emma R

Nic really got me straightened out – literally!!

“After years of struggling with a lop sided posture with one hip visibly higher than the other and regular bouts of low back pain, four visits to Nic had me standing straight and tall and my back has given me no further problems. I will definitely be attending Nic’s back pain clinic for check up sessions to keep me pain free from now on.”

Lesley V

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Diss (Open Tues, Wed & Fri, 8:30am - 7pm):

The BackCare Clinic, Chancery House, Victoria Road, Diss, IP22 4HZ

Norwich (Open Mon & Thurs, 9am - 7pm):

The Backcare Clinic @ Capitol House, 4-6 Heigham Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 4TE

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