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06 5, 2021

Preserving wellbeing for the chronically ill Preserving wellbeing for the chronically ill

TalkBack Editorials and Articles
Chronic pain populations can be disproportionately impacted by public health restrictions during a pandemic. Consequently, it is important to maintain access to essential non-urgent support services during periods of lockdown in order to preserve wellbeing in this population, a new study recommends.

28 2, 2021

Beds Beds

BackCare Factsheet – Aids and Equipment
Hard mattresses are not necessarily the best for bad backs.

06 12, 2020

Empowering osteoporosis patients and reducing fractures Empowering osteoporosis patients and reducing fractures

TalkBack Editorials and Articles
University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust was a winner in this year’s British Society for Rheumatology Best Practice Awards, achieving recognition for an innovative project to help empower osteoporosis patients and drive down the number of hip and spine fractures.

21 9, 2020

Assessing the key reasons for chronic back pain Assessing the key reasons for chronic back pain

TalkBack Editorials and Articles
Nurses have long been seen as vulnerable to developing back pain. In fact, in 1995 the prevalence in nurses of back pain was 14.7% compared with 11.5% in age-matched controls, according to the study Epidemiological aspects of back pain.

09 4, 2020

HSE Manual Handling at Work HSE Manual Handling at Work

External resource: HSE 01/20 INDG143(rev4)
As an employer, you must protect your workers from the risk of
injury and ill health from hazardous manual handling tasks in the workplace.

31 3, 2020

Hot and Cold Therapies Hot and Cold Therapies

BackCare Factsheet – Aids and Equipment
Some people find that heat or cold can help to relieve their back pain temporarily

02 2, 2020

Exercises for Back Pain Exercises for Back Pain

BackCare Factsheet – Exercise and Posture
Exercise is commonly advised as one of the best ways to help prevent and manage most back pain.