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Bad backs are global!

The ‘bad back’ is a global phenomenon The British Chiropractic Association (BCA) joins calls to prioritise the treatment of musculoskeletal problems in wake of new global study. In a landmark and comprehensive study of the worldwide impact of diseases (Global Burden of Disease Study 2012) published in the Lancet on 15th December, musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions, […]

National Gardening Week

As a nation, we love our gardens and spend a considerable amount of time and money on them. As we rush to get those jobs in the garden done, there is a risk that gardeners may injure themselves. What everyone wants is to be fit and healthy enough to actually enjoy sitting in their garden […]

Weighed down

According to a recent research report published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood which looked to investigate whether backpack weight is associated with back pain in children, 50% of children carrying heavy back packs had a higher risk of back pain. The issue of protecting children’s backs from heavy bags in not a new […]