"It was only a niggle..."
This is what one of my recent back pain clients said during a consultation with me. Unfortunately, his "niggle" progressed into something far more severe and he is now aware that listening to your body and dealing with "niggles" before they worsen is a MUCH better approach to ending back pain!
His story began like a lot of my other clients.. Starting off as a bit of discomfort during or after activities such as sitting, exercising or when first getting up in the morning. "Not enough to make you want to call the GP but enough to make you move slightly awkwardly and make things like sitting a real chore".
Over a period of 1-2 years his back would "flare up" every couple of months for no particular reason. "