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30 1, 2015

DWP and Access to Work DWP and Access to Work

BackCare Factsheet – Rights and Legislation
Access to Work (AtW) is a service offered by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)

30 1, 2015

Disability/Equality Rights Disability/Equality Rights

BackCare Factsheet – Rights and Legislation
The Equality and Human Rights Commission replaced the Disability Rights Commission (DRC) in 2007 and is …

30 1, 2015

Patient Rights Patient Rights

BackCare Factsheet – Rights and Legislation
People who are resident in the UK have rights relating to access to a GP.

30 1, 2015

Exercises for Office Workers Exercises for Office Workers

BackCare Factsheet – Exercise and Posture
The lack of activity and movement as well as the bad posture associated with sitting in front of a desk all day means our backs are under a great deal of stress. Here are some tips on what you can do while at work to reduce the impact of back pain.

30 1, 2015

Exercise for a better back Exercise for a better back

BackCare Factsheet – Exercise and Posture
These exercises should be carried out slowly and deliberately. If you have a pain when you perform any of them, limit the particular exercise movement so that you are comfortable. If you feel pain when you start any movement, then it should not be carried out.

30 1, 2015

Physical Activity and Exercise Physical Activity and Exercise

Most people will experience back pain at some stage in their life. Research has shown that one of the most effective methods of managing your back pain is staying active and participating in regular physical activity. Bed rest is not recommended as this will often make the pain worse.

30 1, 2015

Physiotherapy and Back Pain Physiotherapy and Back Pain

Physiotherapy is a science-based healthcare profession that views movement as central to health and wellbeing.

30 1, 2015

Chiropractic Chiropractic

Chiropractors are primary health care professionals, specialising in the diagnosis, treatment and overall management of conditions of the joints, ligaments, tendons and nerves of the body, particularly those of the spine.