Leading Sydney spine surgeon, Dr Parkinson talks to Marie Claire magazine on yoga and sport tips for preventing back pain

Dr Richard Parkinson provides some important tips on preventing back pain. He suggests that if you are considering taking on new sports or activities like yoga then you should be strengthening your core and lower back in preparation.


Dr Parkinson is a highly qualified neurosurgeon with extensive experience in neurosurgery. He has studied under, and worked with leading neurosurgeons in the USA performing ground breaking surgeries. He is also involved in developing educational tools for both surgeons and patients.