Have I ‘slipped a disc’? Or have I ‘put my back out’?

The intervertebral discs are the soft tissue cushions between each of your spinal vertebrae (bones). Although people commonly say that they’ve ‘slipped’ their disc, the discs are actually firmly attached to the bones above and below – they can’t pop in and out. The discs…

What is real-time or diagnostic ultrasound?

Real time ultrasound is the same type of ultrasound imaging technology that is used during pregnancy to view an unborn baby – except that in physiotherapy it can be used to view and measure how your muscles work. Your Physiotherapist may use an ultrasound machine to show you the deep core…

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