Author name: Richard Furber

Lower Back Pain – Self Help

Most mechanical back pain tends to improve on its own within about six weeks if you follow the self-help strategies below. However, if you are concerned about your back pain and want us to check it and reassure you, we are here for you. If everything is good, we can give you advice to reduce the chance of reoccurrence, manual therapy, including mobilisation and massage, to help speed recovery and bespoke exercise programmes for any problems and imbalances that we find.

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5 evidence based dietary advice for patients

Separating the Wheat From the Chaff: 5 Evidence-Based Dietary Tips to Share With Your Patients Naveed Saleh, MD, MS August 09, 2018 Counseling patients on healthy dietary patterns is challenging. So much information abounds that it can be hard to separate the wheat from the chaff. According to Isabel Maples, MEd, RDN, a spokesperson for the Academy

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Major health benefits from strengthening and balance activity

New evidence review concludes that adults should do strengthening and balancing exercises twice a week alongside aerobic exercise. Published 4 July 2018 From: Public Health England An evidence review commissioned by Public Health England and the Centre for Ageing Better has found that muscle and bone strengthening and balance activities continue to have great health benefits for

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Many back pain patients ‘getting wrong care’

Lower back pain is the leading cause of disability globally but too often patients are let down by the treatment they are offered, say experts. They have written a series of papers in The Lancet asking the worldwide medical profession to stop offering ineffective and potentially harmful treatments. Strong drugs, injections and surgery are generally overkill, they

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