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Spinal & Pelvic Pain


This is the most common type of musculoskeletal pain and 70 to 80% of adults will suffer back pain at some time in their life. This can vary from a mild episode that will settle within a week or two, to more severe pain which may take longer to resolve.


At Monkstown Physiotherapy Clinic, the aims of physiotherapy treatment are to relieve pain, improve posture, alignment and strength, restore normal movement and assist with return to full function.


Common Types of Spinal Pain

  • Disc protrusion

  • Nerve impingement

  • Sciatica

  • Joint irritation

  • Muscle strains

  • Cervicogenic headaches



Treatment Techniques Used

  • Massage

  • Soft Tissue Work

  • Myofascial Release

  • Dry Needling

  • Postural Advice / Re-education

  • Exercises

  • Ultrasound / Interferential

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