Technology found to be the biggest growing cause of back pain in the UK

Technology found to be the biggest growing cause of back pain in the UK

This Back Care Awareness Week (7th-11thOctober),the BCA is encouraging people in the UK to get moving, after finding over 70% of chiropractors have treated patients with injuries linked to sedentary lifestyle habits, such as screen time (78%), commuting (88%) and sitting for too long (93%). Technology has been found to have the biggest growing impact on people’s back health.

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How to look after your Rotator Cuff Injury

How to look after your Rotator Cuff Injury

The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint, stabilising the ball of the upper arm joint within its shallow socket of the shoulder. Rotator cuff injuries most commonly occur in those who perform overhead activities repeatedly whether at work or for a hobby. However, rotator cuff injuries can also occur over time without any known cause.

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Improve your posture – starting with your superficial back line

Improve your posture – starting with your superficial back line

Compared to our ancestors, we have become very intelligent but very sedentary. As humans we were designed to be upright and active but today’s world forces us to be on call 24/7, to answer emails on the go and follow friends on social media. We drive to work, sit 8 hours a day and then drive home, only to sit in front of the telly or our tablets and relax.

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What to do with a sprained ankle

What to do with a sprained ankle

Ankle sprains are one of the most common forms of injury that occur while playing sports. A study has shown that people who return to activity within a few days after spraining their ankle get back on their feet faster compared to people who stop activity completely for a long period of time. It is important to start rehabiliation as soon as possible. 

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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis

A condition that weakens bones, making them more fragile and increasing the risk of fractures. Osteoporosis develops over several years and is often only picked up after a minor fall causes a fracture.

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4 Ways to Avoid Back Pain at Work

4 Ways to Avoid Back Pain at Work

Did you know your body adapts to the position you assume for most of the day? Unfortunately for a lot of people, we spend most of the day sitting at home or at work. Your tissues and joints form around that posture which can eventually reduce your mobility and cause back pain. Here is some advice for you without having to change to a standing desk:

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