Men’s Health Month: The British Chiropractic Association Reveals New Research Findings About Men Suffering with Back Pain  

Our recent report in partnership with One Poll, explored the impacts of musculoskeletal (MSK) issues facing the UK public and found that over half of men in the UK (51%) have avoided consulting their GP for issues related to back and joint pain. As part of Men’s Health Month, we are empowering men around the […]

Over a third of 18-24 years olds suffering from back pain are left unable to work

Over a third of 18–24-year-olds have been prevented from working due to back pain. 14% of the 18–24-year-olds who stated they were left unable to work due to back pain conditions, were prevented from working for 10-12 months. Over half of 18–24-year-olds are not registered with a GP (52%).  New data from the British Chiropractic […]

BCA Conference 2022 – The Back Pain Podcast Overview of Activity

The Back Pain Podcast will record two episodes at BCA Conference 2022. The first episode will cover top tips for managing back pain and the second will explore BCA chiropractors’ participation at the Commonwealth Games 2022.  Episode one: Top tips for managing back pain (Saturday 5 November) This will be a roaming episode which will be […]

Don’t let back pain get between you and your summer staycation

Summer holidays are one of the highlights of the year and even though restrictions are lifting, many of us are choosing to stay closer to home and enjoy some time away in the UK. Travelling long distances in the car, taking on new outdoor activities or sleeping in a new bed can all cause unwanted […]

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

British Chiropractic Association (BCA) reveals increase in clients seeking treatment for back pain caused by sedentary lifestyles This Back Care Awareness Week (7th-11th October), 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 […]

Back pain experienced more frequently in the UK

More people in the UK  are experiencing back or neck pain each week than they were five years ago according to new research just released from the British Chiropractic Association (BCA). The consumer research, which looked at trends from the past five years, revealed the number of people experiencing back or neck pain on a […]

Quirkiest back pain myths revealed

Applying WD40, drinking your own urine and hanging off a doorframe are just some of strange ‘cures’ back pain sufferers have tried, according to members of the British Chiropractic Association (BCA). The anecdotes, which also include patients rolling over sofa arms and believing their pain is worse when there’s a full moon, have been revealed […]

Sun, Sea and Back Pain?

As Brits return from their summer holidays, new consumer research has found that almost half (48%) of the nation’s holidaymakers have experienced back or neck pain on their trip. According to the survey, from the British Chiropractic Association (BCA), respondents stated that sleeping in a bed with an unfamiliar mattress (23%) or pillow (18%) were […]