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20th Dec 2017

Wishing you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

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We are open during the Christmas holidays, as follows:-   Saturday 23rd December  9am – 2pm Wednesday 27th  8am – 2pm Thursday 28th  8am – 6pm Friday 29th  8am – 6pm Tuesday 2nd January 2018  12-7pm  

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15th Dec 2017

When to Have Spinal Surgery According to Dan Plev

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In the video, London Neurosurgeon Mr Dan Plev explains the purpose of spinal surgery in relieving back pain. In some cases the back pain is connected to other places including the legs and arms. The most important part is finding out the cause of the back pain. According to Plev, in most cases the pain […]

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11th Dec 2017

Bad Backs is Costing the UK economy £14 Billion a Year

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Back pain is a condition that effects every age group, from teenagers to over-50s. New figures released by the UK Statistics Authority reveal that around 4.2 million work working days were lost by workers aged 50-64 alone in 2014.Those aged 25-34 were absent for 1.89 million days due to back pain, while those aged 35-49 […]

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22nd Nov 2017

New IDD Clinic in Matlock – ready to treat patients with neck and low back pain

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I trained Jo Briddon, a Physio in Matlock on her IDD Therapy machine last week. She already has a number of patients ready to try the treatment for low back pain, sciatica and neck pain. Jo is also a Pilates teacher with a fabulous new studio and she is keen to help more people with […]

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6th Nov 2017

Moving Every 30 Minutes Can Have Health Benefits

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Moving your body at least every half an hour could help to limit the harmful effects of desk jobs and other sedentary lifestyles, research has revealed. The study found that both greater overall time spent inactive in a day, and longer periods of inactivity were linked to an increased risk of death. “If you sit […]

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3rd Nov 2017

Less Exercise is Causing A Health Crisis

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Being too busy at work is seen as the biggest barrier to being more active, according to research commissioned by Ukactive. According to the study, more than 64% of adults spend at least six hours each day sitting either at work, in front of the TV, commuting or on social media. The research sheds light on the social barriers that are […]

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30th Oct 2017

Back Pain is the Top Debilitating Condition

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A study done by Royal Cornwall Hospital UK and University of Washington in the US have found that 1 in 10 people are affected by back pain. The study looked at how much disability is caused by lower back pain globally. It found that lower back pain caused more disability than any other condition, affecting nearly 1 […]

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27th Oct 2017

Back Pain and Work

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All ages suffer from back pain, but those who are 50 or older are more likely to be affected by back pain. Almost 10 million people in the UK suffer pain daily resulting in a major impact on their quality of life and more days off work. Around 4.2 million working days were lost by […]

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23rd Oct 2017

Why its Better to Stand

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Sitting for long periods of time can have a detrimental effect on the muscles supporting your back. Sitting can cause a multiple amount of health issues. If you sit for more than six hours a day after two weeks, your muscles start to shrink. If you sit for more than 6 hours a day after […]

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18th Oct 2017

Yoga May Help in Reducing Lower Back Pain

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“Yoga can help relieve the agony of back pain, a major review of medical evidence has found.” The review concluded there is evidence yoga may help improve function and relieve pain associated with chronic lower back pain in some people. The review looked at 12 other studies that compared the effects of yoga with other treatments, such as […]

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6th Oct 2017

Back Care Tips: Day 10

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Here is the last of the back care tips: Learn relaxation techniques such as breathing exercises to help manage stress, which is a major cause of back pain.

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5th Oct 2017

Back Care Tips: Day 9

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Check that your bed provides the correct support and comfort for your weight, not just firmness.

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4th Oct 2017

Back Care Tip: Day 8

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Day 8: Lose excess weight.

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3rd Oct 2017

Back Care Tips: Day 7

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Here is the 7th back care tip: stop smoking – it’s thought smoking reduces the blood supply to the discs between the vertebrae, and this may lead to these discs degenerating.

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2nd Oct 2017

Back Care Tips: Day 6

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DAY 6: Try to take a short break from sitting every 30 minutes or sit on a rubber exercise ball instead of a chair

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1st Oct 2017

Back Care Tips: Day 5

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Here is the back care tip for day 5: Maintain a good posture – avoid slumping in your chair, hunching over a desk, or walking with your shoulders hunched.

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30th Sep 2017

Back Care Tips: Day 4

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Here is day 4 of back care tips, leading up to Back Care Awareness Week. DAY 4. Carry larger loads in a comfortable rucksack using both shoulder straps, and avoid sling bags.  

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29th Sep 2017

Back Care Tips: Day 3

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For the third day in the lead up to Backcare Awareness Week, here is day 3 of back care tips.   Day 3: Learn to lift heavy objects using the correct lifting technique.

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28th Sep 2017

Back Care Tips: Day 2

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In lead up to the start of Backcare Awareness Week, here is another back care tip that will also lead to positive life changes.   Tip 2: Improve your overall physical health, including drinking lots of water, minimizing alcohol consumption and eating an anti-inflammatory diet which includes green leafy vegetables and fish.

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27th Sep 2017

10 Back Care Tips: Day 1

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In the run up to Backcare Awareness Week 2017, we are going to post 10 daily back care tips to help you take care of your back in daily circumstances.   DAY 1: Exercise your back regularly by walking, swimming or using exercise bikes which are all excellent ways to strengthen back muscles.

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