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Back and Neck Braces
Back and Neck Braces
Back and neck braces and supports have been used for back pain for many years. There are a wide variety available and each orthopaedic specialist will have their own…...
Group Talking Therapy in Back Pain
Group Talking Therapy in Back Pain
Whatever the cause of back pain, it's possible that cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), a talking therapy, may help relieve the symptoms and the pain....
How Flotation Therapy Helps With Back Pain
How Flotation Therapy Helps With Back Pain
Flotation therapy induces the user into a state of deep relaxation. Whilst totally relaxed in a gravity-free enviroment, muscles and joints are relieved of pressure,…...
Is Massage Therapy Right For You Back Pain?
Is Massage Therapy Right For You Back Pain?
Massage is becoming increasing recognised as a method of pain relief is sufferers of chronic back pain. There are three methods of delivery, a hands-on approach, the…...
Reflexology for Back Pain
Reflexology for Back Pain
Reflexology has been used in Western society for nearlly 100 years. It's purpose is not for diagnosis or cure, but for the relief of symptoms that can be associated…...
Steroid Treatment and Back Pain
Steroid Treatment and Back Pain
Steroids are drugs that reduce inflammation and decrease the activity of the immune system, so can help with the swelling, pain, tingling and numbness associated with…...
TENS Machines
TENS Machines
TENS machines are very useful at helping to control chronic back pain. The effectiveness varies from user to user and results can differ with electrode placement. It…...
Using Acupunture For Back Pain
Using Acupunture For Back Pain
Acupuncture can be used as a treatment for back pain, though success rates are unclear. Risks are minimal if guidelines are followed and the practitioner is fully…...
Using Hypnotherapy For Pain Relief
Using Hypnotherapy For Pain Relief
Hypnotherapy is now accepted, even in conventional medicine as a legitimate method of controlling pain. It is a way of re-training the brain's ways in which pain…...
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