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A Day in the Life of a Back Pain Sufferer
A Day in the Life of a Back Pain Sufferer
Jan never used to think about her back. That was, until the day she tripped and fell down the stairs. Here is her story of how she copes on her first day back at work....
Back Pain: Are You Sitting Comfortably?
Back Pain: Are You Sitting Comfortably?
Most people spend many hours each day sitting - at work, at home, and in the car, train, tram or bus. Not sitting properly can put a lot of strain on the back, either…...
Back Pain: Information for Employees
Back Pain: Information for Employees
People spend many hours every week at work, and what they do there, whether it is handling goods, using heavy equipment, or working at a computer all day, can have a…...
Back Pain: Information for Employers
Back Pain: Information for Employers
By law, employers are obliged to look after their employees and protect their health and safety. This includes the prevention of back pain wherever possible, and…...
Ergonomic Chairs: Do They Help Back Pain?
Ergonomic Chairs: Do They Help Back Pain?
An ergonomic chair is designed to provide support for the entire body, so that no undue pressure is put on the lower back. Chairs that do this are often called…...
Facts and Figures About Your Back
Facts and Figures About Your Back
The back supports the head and the upper part of the body. It is a complex network of bones, muscles, ligaments and tendons....
Gadgets to Help With Back Pain
Gadgets to Help With Back Pain
Back pain is reported to lead to 4.5 million days off work every year in the UK, and causes a lot of stress and pain. There is a whole range of gadgets, from the cheap…...
Getting Back to Work With Back Pain
Getting Back to Work With Back Pain
According to the Health and Safety Executive, the longer someone stays off work, the less likely they are to return, and his or her back pain can be made worse by the…...
Setting Up Your Desk and Chair to Prevent Back Pain
Setting Up Your Desk and Chair to Prevent Back Pain
Back pain affects a great many people, and causes a lot of discomfort and distress. It can also result in lost earnings through lost days at work. You can prevent back…...
Stem Cell Repair and Back Problems
Stem Cell Repair and Back Problems
Lower back pain is common, and for many people it becomes a long-term problem, especially if it's due to disc damage. Researchers are looking at using stem cells to…...
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