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Learn How To Release Muscle Knots If You Want To Free Yourself From Back Pain

If you want to get relief from your back pain you need to learn how to treat and release muscle knots as they develop. Tight, stiff and painful muscles in the back and shoulders are a constant companion for many construction workers. Which is no surprise really. ​Because day after day of heavy manual labour can really take a toll on your body and leave you in lot [...]

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4 Tried & Tested Tactics To Beat Back Pain At The Computer

Make using your computer back pain proof by following these 4 tips for a comfortable, happier and less painful working day. Now as a worker in the construction industry you may not spend much time (if any) sat behind a computer. ​And that can be a very good thing. ​Because sitting behind a desk for more than 4 hours per day has been found to be a big cause [...]

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Constipation And Back Pain – Are You Feeling The Strain?

Do you feel the strain while going to the bathroom? If so you need to do something about it as constipation could be the cause of your back pain. There's nothing more frustrating is there? You're sat on the throne desperate to do your business yet your bowels just won't comply. And the longer it goes on for the more frustrated you become. ​Your stomach hurt [...]

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Why Do You Get Back Pain From Standing At Work?

​Having to stand all day at work can leave you stiff, sore and in a lot of pain. Here's why that happens and how you can fix it. ​Do you get a familiar nagging pain in your back after you've been standing up for a while? I know I do. That annoying ache that ​makes your whole body feel uncomfortable. It ​can make going to things like music concerts [...]

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Daniel SingletonBack Pain Survivor!

​Hi there, and welcome to Back On Site.

I'm Daniel, a Painter and Decorator, psychology graduate and veteran of 5 spinal surgeries. This has left me with chronic lower back pain which I have learnt to self-manage over the past 10 years. And by doing this I've been able to stay relatively pain-free, continue to work and stay active (you can read my full story here).

My goal with this site is to help you to be able to do the same. Back pain is a huge problem for workers in the construction industry. But by being pro-active and learning how to manage your back pain you can limit its hold over you and greatly improve your quality of life. And I'll show you how to do that here.

This site contains articles with advice and information to help you understand all aspects of your lower back pain. This includes the effects it can have on you physically, psychologically, emotionally as well as on your lifestyle in general. One of the best remedies for these is to learn how to exercise with back pain and I've included a big section on how to do that too.

I'll highlight some causes of back pain and show you how by making simple adjustments to your everyday routine you can greatly lower your pain levels and maybe even get rid of back pain for good. This includes tips and tricks on how you can keep your back healthy and pain-free at work, as well as treatments you can try.

I'll also look at back pain products in detail in the product reviews section so you can discover the best things on the market to help you beat your pain. 

So join me on the journey to a life without back pain and stay on top of your pain AND your game.


Product Reviews

The Best Self-Massage Tools For Rubbing Your Back Pain Away

​Learning how to massage yourself at home with these 6 self-massage tools can bring massive benefits to the health of your back while also saving you a packet. ​Everyone loves a nice massage right? And getting massages regularly is a great way of keeping your back muscles loose, healthy and pain-free. As by working out painful muscle knots and kinks you he [...]

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11 Thoughtful Gift Ideas For Your Loved One With Back Pain

​Struggling to think of what to buy your loved ones this holiday season? If they suffer from back pain one of these gifts could change their life. Now I know what you may be thinking. Getting someone a gift for their back pain sounds pretty uninspiring right? I mean we all hate getting practical gifts. I've lost count of the amount of times I've excitedly [...]

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Spand-Ice Revive Tank Review – Hot And Cold Therapy On The Move

​A tank top that gives you super powers against your back pain? Sounds good to me. I sometimes wish you could buy a bullet-proof vest for back pain. You know like the one Superman wears in the movies that makes him invincible. They are cool aren't they? ​Not only do they look good and allow his muscles to be laid on display to impress Lois Lane.& [...]

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The Best Lumbar Support Cushion And Pillow For Home, Work And Travel

You may have heard the phrase 'sitting is the new smoking'  in the news over the past couple of years. ​This is because new research has claimed that prolonged periods of sitting over the years can be just as harmful for our health as smoking is. Now I wouldn't go as far as that personally. But there's no doubt that sitting for long periods every day can pla [...]

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