BCA members support Vendée Globe competitor

BCA members support Vendée Globe competitor

BCA Members Linn Erixon-Sahlstrom and Shelley Davies are proud to be supporting the world-class endurance athlete and pro ocean racer, Pip Hare, as she takes on the Vendée Globe 2020 challenge. Poole-based Pip is currently preparing for the Vendée Globe around-the-world race, which is undoubtedly one of the toughest sporting challenges out there, often referred to as ‘the […]

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 […]

New chiropractic programme in development

New chiropractic programme in development

The University of Central Lancashire has released a statement, outlining their intention to offer a Chiropractic programme, they said: “The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is working alongside the Society for Promoting Chiropractic Education (SPCE) to develop a new Integrated Chiropractic Masters degree programme. At this stage, the proposed programme is in development and subject […]

Spring into spring!

Spring into spring!

Spring brings a whole raft of garden tasks; time to tidy up, start planting and get ready for the year ahead. Our bodies are very well adapted to a variety of tasks and it’s great to be out in the fresh air getting exercise, but it is sensible to follow some simple advice points. Clothes […]

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 […]