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03 2, 2015

How can your GP Help? How can your GP Help?

BackCare Factsheet – Rights and Legislation
Many people turn to their GP or healthcare provider for reliable information about their health status. If you feel uncertain about what you can and cannot do at work as a result of your back pain it is recommended that you visit your GP or Occupational Health professional.

03 2, 2015

NICE NHS Treatment Guidelines NICE NHS Treatment Guidelines

BackCare Factsheet – Rights and Legislation
NICE released guidelines about the care and treatment that people with persistent non-specific low back pain can expect from the NHS in England and Wales in order to help them manage their pain.

03 2, 2015

Bags Versus Backpacks Bags Versus Backpacks

BackCare Factsheet – Aids and Equipment
Daily lifting and carrying can take its toll on our backs. It is therefore sensible to assess how we lift and carry rather than trying to avoid it all together.

03 2, 2015

Self Management Courses and Support Groups Self Management Courses and Support Groups

BackCare Factsheet – Support and Useful Links
A number of organisations run free self-management courses in the UK for people with a long-term health conditions and/or pain.

03 2, 2015

Driving and Back Pain Driving and Back Pain

BackCare Factsheet – Exercise and Posture
Approximately 30-60% of drivers report back pain that is caused or made worse by driving. This is not uncommon as driving exposes the body to many different forces including acceleration, deceleration and most notably vibration.

03 2, 2015

Cycling and Back Pain Cycling and Back Pain

BackCare Factsheet – Exercise and Posture
Estimates suggest that anywhere between 30-70% of us will get back pain when cycling. This pain can be caused by a variety of reasons but the good news is there are simple things you can do to ensure that you do not develop back pain or you manage your back pain and prevent it from becoming long term and debilitating.

31 1, 2015

Commonly Used Medical Spinal Terminology Commonly Used Medical Spinal Terminology

BackCare Factsheet – Treatments
The evolution of medicine and medical terms dates back before Hippocrates, commonly regarded as the father of medicine, who died in 399 BC. Therefore medical language consists of a mixture of Greek, Latin, Arabic and European languages.

30 1, 2015

Clinical Negligence Clinical Negligence

BackCare Factsheet – Rights and Legislation
A clinical negligence claim may be brought against any health care provider when …

30 1, 2015

Accident and Insurance Claims Accident and Insurance Claims

A claim for damages can be brought when chronic back pain can be shown to arise from road accidents or accidents at work.