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 […]

Man with back pain

VW Reveals UK’S £21 Billion ‘Builder’s Back’ Bill

•    Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles reveals 70% of van drivers suffer from back pain •    Van drivers take an average of three weeks off work a year due to ‘Builder’s Back’ •    Downtime caused by bad backs costs UK economy an estimated £21 billion per year* •    Brand partners with British Chiropractic Association (BCA) to reveal […]

World Spine Day

World Spine Day

World Spine Day stresses importance of self-help for back pain Tuesday, October 16 marks the annual World Spine Day. Organised by the World Federation of Chiropractic on behalf of the Global Alliance for Musculoskeletal Health, World Spine Day highlights the global burden of spinal pain and disability. This year’s theme, Love Your Spine, emphasises the […]

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 […]

Stay safe this Bank Holiday

Stay safe this Bank Holiday

Figures just released by the Royal College of Surgeons show that there were over 25,700 hospital admissions in England for gardening and DIY related injuries over the past three years, with spikes occurring at the start of the summer season. It’s easy to get carried away when the long days and warmer weather come along […]

May Getaway

May Getaway

The first May Bank Holiday is a great opportunity to get away, whether for day trips, the weekend or the start of a longer break. Unfortunately, many others have the same idea too! If you are facing a long or potentially delayed journey, keep our car travel tips in mind. Make adjustments – If you […]

Chiropractic Awareness Week 9th - 15th KEEP MOVING

Chiropractic Awareness Week 9th – 15th KEEP MOVING

Chiropractic Awareness Week 9th – 15th April is here. The BCA will be handling a nationwide central PR campaign but, additionally, has created a set of bespoke member materials. This BCA member toolkit is below (infographics added) Toolkit Overview MEMBER TOOLKIT OVERVIEW – DOWNLOAD AND READ FIRST  Includes a useful guide to getting the most […]