Think you have sciatica

Think you have sciatica

Sciatica is suffered by as many as 15% to 40% of people over the course of their lifetime; however, because this condition is related to age, becoming more common as we grow older, many people accept the condition as a painful part of ageing, when in fact there are treatments available that may eradicate, or at least eleviate, the condition.…

5 back pain cures that do more harm than good

5 back pain cures that do more harm than good

Back pain is a national epidemic, affecting a staggering eight in ten of us during our lifetimes, costing the UK economy £2.8 million annually, and consistently landing the NHS with a yearly bill amounting to £1 billion. Whilst the contributors to back problems are incredibly well publicised (including bad posture, heavy manual work and incorrect lifting techniques) the not-so helpful…

How to help your lower back pain

How to help your lower back pain

80% of people will experience back pain at some point in their lives. For some people it is chronic long term pain, which feels like it will never go away, for others it’s a short term inconvenience. Fortunately most back pain is temporary and is most often in the lower back, usually caused by doing an activity that places strain…

Fibromyalgia – Deep Tissue Massage Can Help

Fibromyalgia – Deep Tissue Massage Can Help

Fibromyalgia – Deep Tissue Massage Can Help Fibromyalgia causes widespread pain and extreme tiredness, the exact causes of this condition are not known. Pain is a protection mechanism, often the site of pain is not the cause of the pain, but if you suffer with fibromyalgia you will know from experience that you will have an over sensitivity to pain. What causes…