Healthy backs: information on how to deal with back pain
A crick in your neck, a stiff shoulder, a twinge in your lower back - at some point we've probably all experienced one or all of these niggles. In fact 1 in 4 UK adults will experience back pain in their lives. So what can you do to prevent those twinges from taking over? Well it might be as simple as altering a few behaviours like those outlined below: Continue Reading
No matter how physically fit you might be from the hours of exercise you subject yourself too, if you're slumping in your seat then you're liable to feel the effects of bad posture. For the many sufferers of back pain, you may not realise that by ignoring how you sit, stand, lie and lift you could be making your symptoms worse. Continue Reading
Our everyday health can be affected by numerous things - food, exercise, and stress for example, but have you ever considered how the very clothes we wear can have an impact as well? The frustrating truth is that some of our favourite wardrobe staples might actually be causing us problems! Read on to find out which clothing items to be aware of. Continue Reading
National Gardening Week is 13 - 19 April and, as the weather improves, green-fingered gardeners are itching to get outside. If back pain makes gardening a painful pastime, our simple tips will allow your garden to flourish without the added strain on your back. Continue Reading
It is estimated that 80% of adults will experience back pain at some stage in their life. By taking simple measures, such as exercise and readjusting your posture you can reduce the chance of developing back pain.