World Spine Day 2021

World Spine Day 2021

On this year’s World Spine Day, the members of the BCA Communications Committee explain the most common misconceptions about back pain and debunk the most common myths surrounding the condition.    Myth: Back pain means damage or injury  In a lot of cases, back pain doesn’t mean damage or injury. We like to use the […]

The British Chiropractic Association’s holiday travel hacks

The British Chiropractic Association’s holiday travel hacks

With the summer holidays in full swing, families across the country are looking forward to a fun-filled staycation. Whether you’re going to be spending some serious time behind the wheel travelling for a longer break, taking a last-minute weekend trip or heading for a day out with the kids, discover President of the British Chiropractic […]

The BCA’s top tips to for more comfortable camping

The BCA’s top tips to for more comfortable camping

According to a recent report[1], camping holidays are expected to replace many people’s international holidays this year, and it’s easy to understand why. Not only is camping in the UK great fun, it’s also an all-weather activity – whether 30-degree heat or 12 degrees, wet and miserable! Sleeping away from your normal mattress and on […]

Ace your way to better back health this Wimbledon

Ace your way to better back health this Wimbledon

BCA Member, Ulrik Sandstrøm, supplies his top tips to keep the wheels spinning this Wimbledon season. As Wimbledon fever hits the nation, Brits up and down the country are picking up their tennis rackets along with their strawberries and cream, to celebrate the start of the Championships, (28th June until 11th July). For both those […]

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

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 […]

First Contact Practitioners - chiropractors relieving pressure on NHS in new role 

First Contact Practitioners – chiropractors relieving pressure on NHS in new role 

We’re all aware of the immense pressure on the NHS, particularly in primary care. Recently, think tank, The Nuffield Trust produced figures for the BBC which show the first sustained drop in GP numbers for 50 years. Musculoskeletal (MSK) problems are addressed in 1 in 8 GP appointments, and an estimated 29% of the UK population live with […]

Back pain experienced more frequently in the UK

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 […]