Articles: back pain

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  1. Good Piano Technique: The Key to Healthy Computer Keyboarding

    by Prof Linda Holzer

    The author looks at the parallels between playing the piano and using a computer by looking at the posture that we adopt during each activity. She tells us that we can take the pri...

  2. How to Pick the Best Mattress for Back Pain

    by Tuck

    We are not powerless against back pain. It can be alleviated or even prevented with one simple thing: how we sleep. Unfortunately, the reverse is also true. Some aches can be aggrav...

  3. How to Treat and Avoid Low Back Pain

    by Oliver Eaton

    Low back pain is the most common symptom presented to a GP in the UK. According to recent figures from the Office for National Statistics, almost 31 million days of work are lost ev...

  4. Hydration is the Key to Spine Health; How to Keep your Back Hydrated and Healthy

    by Anthony Padgett

    Drinking plenty of water is good for our general health and well-being. Doctors and fitness experts have been telling us this for decades. But how many of us ever consider that a l...

  5. I Could Not Cure Less!

    by Joel Carbonnel

    There are an enormous number of therapies available for bad backs and a corresponding number of therapists offering their services. Yet in spite of this onslaught back pain continu...

  6. IDD Therapy – A New Way to help Unresolved Back Pain and Sciatica

    by Mark Webb

    When people suffer with back pain or sciatica for a long time, it can feel like having their own personal rain cloud following them around all day, even when the sun is shining. For...

  7. Intervertebral Disk Decompression Cured my Back Pain

    by Sally Lansdale

    After many years of working as an osteopath, Sally Lansdale was suffering from so much back pain herself, she thought her career had come to an end. A combination of day-to-day ben...

  8. Is Arching Good For Your Back?

    by Joel Carbonnel

    Whether the lower back should be flexed (bent forwards) or extended (arched) is the latest controversy. Both approaches may be right or wrong depending on the patient specific prob...

  9. Is Slouching Good For Your Back?

    by Joel Carbonnel

    According to John Gorman, a chiropractor and former mechanical engineer, slouching and slumping are good for the back.

  10. Long Periods of Sitting Took their Toll - Exercise and a New Chair Made the Difference

    by Lindsey Venner

    “Long periods of sitting for work and handling a children’s gym club really took their toll on my back, but the right exercise and a new office chair have got rid of the pain and ma...

  11. Low Back Pain: A Naturopathic Approach

    by Wendy Gist

    This article focuses on the naturopathic approach to healing, in particular lower back pain, and the common causes of this condition, which in most cases is the result of muscle st...

  12. Lower Back Pain

    by Tanya Milne

    Most people with back problems, and back pain suffer in the Lumbar region. Lower back pain has many causes but the vast majority are caused through bad posture and overuse conditio...

  13. Neck Pain - What Causes It, How to Treat It, and How to Avoid Getting It

    by Oliver Eaton

    Almost 31 million days of work are lost each year due to neck, back and muscle problems, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Neck pain is a modern day epidemic du...

  14. Neck Pain and the Primary Control

    by Stephen Braybrook

    More than 50% of adults have had neck pain during the past year, with around two-thirds of the population having neck pain at some point in their lives. The incidence of neck pain i...

  15. Neuroskeletal Alignment Case Studies

    by Carole Preen

    This column focuses on the effectiveness of Neuroskeletal Re-alignment Therapy through four case studies, conducted by some graduates at Morely College. All the case studies pres...

  16. Neuroskeletal Re-alignment Therapy (BSRT) Case Studies Revolutionizing the Treatment of Back Pain

    by Carole Preen

    This article is a set of case studies by the author’s students of Neuroskeletal Re-alignment Therapy at Morley College in London, and the Kevala Centre.

  17. New Perspectives on Back Pain – The Suffering We Share

    by Robert Schleip

    Chronic back pain is something many of us now suffer from and one of the most common causes of disability and early retirement. And yet, we still have no adequate explanation as to...

  18. Of Discs, Soaps and Camemberts

    by Joel Carbonnel

    Last month, I explained why the intervertebral disc (ID) is not like a bar of soap that can slip in and out of its position. Being from Normandy, I prefer, strange as it may seem, ...

  19. Ouch! I Think I’ve Slipped a Disc...

    by Neil Velleman

    A herniated or ‘slipped’ disc is amongst the most debilitating of back pain problems - sometimes with added symptoms such as the grinding leg pain of sciatica. There are many levels...

  20. Power Assisted Micro-Manipulation

    by Irene Phillips

    Power Assisted Micro-Manipulation by Irene Phillips the first osteopath to be using Power-Assisted Micro-Manipulation. The treatment is carried out working on all levels of the spi...

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