Lower back pain is a very debilitating condition that can cause severe pain and is becoming more and more prevalent in our society due to our sedentary lifestyle. Lower back pain can have multiple causes, including muscle stiffness or weakness, disc bulge or herniation, sciatica, age related degeneration and inactivity. Psychological factors such as fear avoidance and stress can also predispose people to suffer lower back pain. At Jerusalem Physiotherapy and Pilates Ryan uses an evidence-based approach looking at the entire person and circumstances. This approach has been proven as the most effective method in managing and treating lower back pain. Ryan incorporates many treatments in his sessions, including physiotherapy massage, joint mobilisations, meditation and exercise. Active patient participation is emphasized as a key component in treating and managing lower back pain. Ryan is there every step of the way and will help you set up a management plan in order to get you back to your normal self as soon as possible.