BackCare Factsheet – Exercise and Posture, Healthy Lifestyle
When back pain strikes the general advice BackCare gives is to keep active so if you are a regular at the gym you are already on the right track.
BackCare Factsheet – Healthy Lifestyle
About 50% of office workers complain of experiencing some level of back pain. Your office chair and the way in which you organise your workspace can help prevent and manage back pain at work.
Discs are the supple pads between each of the bones that make up the spinal column.
Many people will experience neck pain but there are ways to help ease the pain.
Permanent damage is rare and most injuries are not serious. Usually injuries just affect the muscles, ligaments and small joints that repair themselves.
BackCare Factsheet – Other, Rights and Legislation
Back pain is the second most common cause of absence from work in Great Britain. Every year over four million working days are lost as a result of back pain and on average an employee with back pain takes 17 days off to recover from an episode.
BackCare Factsheet – Rights and Legislation
Access to Work is a scheme run by the Department for Work and Pensions. If your working life is affected by a disability or a health condition that is likely to last for 12 months or more, you might be able to get help from Access to Work.