MACKENZIE EXERCISE REGIME
show that 80% of us will experience back pain during our lifetime.
With understanding of the working of the spine comes the ability
to treat it with care and consideration. Back problems occur
when a disc bulges backwards pressing on a nerve as it emerges
from the spinal cord.
This pressure causes inflammation and
swelling around the nerve and therefore pain. Once the disc
has started to move, the position of the spine affects the
pressure exerted by the disc. By understanding how we can
affect and change the mechanics of the spine, back and neck
pain can be alleviated with the Mackenzie Exercise Regime.
The Regime helps to educate patients on ways to react when
they first become aware that their back is in difficulties.
Simple stretching exercises and special ways of using 'push
ups' help adjust the mechanics of the back and help shepherd
the discs on the move back into their rightful position. See Back Pain