If you've suffered from persistent back pain, you'll know how it interferes with your normal life and stops you really living to the full.
On this site you can find information to help you :-
manage and reduce your own pain
strengthen your own back through exercises
choose from the many products available on the market
discover that you aren't alone in trying to cope
get the best treatment for a herniated disc
Statistics tell us that between 60 and 80 percent of adults will suffer from back pain at least once during their lives.Approximately 50 percent of all working people suffer back discomfort or symptoms for at least some of the time during any given year.
Approximately 30 percent of people have had a back problem in the past five years that has been severe enough for them to seek professional help.
You are not alone!
Treating back pain can be straight forward - there's a huge range of muscle relaxant and pain relief drugs available on prescription.
Preventing further recurrences, once you are prone to it, is harder work, but certainly possible.
If you've had recurring pain or discomfort in your lower, upper back or neck, you'll understand how frustrating it can be. That's why those in the know have developed a series of exercises to help strengthen your back muscles and reduce the likelihood of further recurrences.
Acute or short-term low back pain generally lasts from a few days to a few weeks.
Chronicback pain is measured by duration — pain that persists for more than 3 months is considered chronic.
Sciatica can be debilitating, yet has a simple root cause, a trapped nerve. Whilst doctors may treat the discomfort caused, osteopaths and chiropracters work on the root cause. Some of the treatments that you can use at home are simple but effective, including exercises to increase movement and reduce discomfort.
Kidneys & your lower left back - many people are concerned about knowing the difference between straining their muscles and the discomfort that is caused by a kidney infection. If in doubt, seek medical advice from your doctor or physician.
We review some of the more popular back pain products and discuss what difference they can make to your life.
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