15 things you didn't know about Back Pain

This is a link to an article written by Mary O'Keeffe, Kieran O’Sullivan and Derek Griffin who are involved in some really interesting research projects and I for one am certainly interested in their ongoing research.

 At Advance Healthcare, we specialise in the treatment of sub-acute and chronic back pain

At Advance Healthcare, we specialise in the treatment of sub-acute and chronic back pain

This was recently published in the Independent newspaper in Ireland and is highly relevant not only for patients but also for practitioners. 

Our team is also about to commence some further research activities as part of the Specific Treatment of the Spine (STOPS) trials – keep an eye out for future blogs that will update you on our research projects.

In the meantime, take a look at the link here


Luke Surkitt is a Physiotherapist with Advance Healthcare and the Boronia clinic, located nearby to Bayswater, Ringwood East and Knox. Luke is a McKenzie Credentialled Physiotherapist, and is a PhD candidate for his work on back pain including the STOPS back pain trial.  For more information on Luke, please see our practitioners page