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 […]

State of the nation’s back health revealed

State of the nation’s back health revealed

The British Chiropractic Association maps Brit’s back and neck pain New consumer research from the British Chiropractic Association launched to mark Chiropractic Awareness Week has found significant differences in the number of people experiencing back or neck pain across Britain, with rates between regions varying by more than 17%. The research revealed that people in […]

DIY on your Easter Break?

DIY on your Easter Break?

With the weather forecast looking miserable, many of us will be spending the weekend starting some of those 2018 home DIY projects. Here are some helpful tips for DIY enthusiasts from the British Chiropractic Association. Reach for the sky – When painting a ceiling, think about how to get the largest amount of paint on […]

New research shows movement and physical activity is the best treatment for backpain

New research shows movement and physical activity is the best treatment for backpain

New research, published in the Lancet and which included chiropractors as contributing authors, shows movement and physical activity is the best treatment for backpain. BCA President, Catherine Quinn, said “The British Chiropractic Association welcome the publication of the Lancet’s series on low back pain which suggests that in the West, we are over medicalising low […]

Ski/Board Safely

Ski/Board Safely

For those venturing to the slopes this season, the BCA has some great advice Despite common assumptions that a ski or boarding injury is most likely to occur on the first day, Matthew Bennett, BCA Chiropractor and the first to work with the British Alpine Ski team, comments: “After three days of skiing using unaccustomed […]