Tag: Back ache

Back Care Awareness Week (5th-11th Oct 2016)

Back Care Awareness Week (5th-11th Oct 2016)

Are you giving your back pain the attention it deserves? Treating people with a range of back problems is a mainstay of any Osteopath’s job. Therefore, we welcome a campaign such as Backcare Awareness Week (promoted by BackCare – the National Back Pain Association) that highlights this important public health issue. This year the campaign… Read more »

What is Sciatica?

What is Sciatica?

Sciatica (or in layman’s terminology lumbago) is a common nerve pain, which is a symptom of an underlying condition that affects the back, hips and legs. It is characterised by a pain accompanied sometimes by pins & needles and/or numbness and/or weakness in the legs. Sometimes the pain affects both legs, and though it most… Read more »

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