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

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

Summer holidays are one of the highlights of the year but as life under lockdown continues to evolve, it’s likely that many of us will be staying closer to home and enjoying some time away in the UK. Travelling long distances in the car, taking on new outdoor activities or sleeping in a new bed […]

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 […]

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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 […]