Dehydration and Injury Prevention

Dehydration can put you at greater risk or spraining or straining. A sprain is injury of a ligament and a strain is injury of a muscle. Sprains and strains have different categories depending on their severity. Severity can go from a minor injury with slight micro-trauma all the way to complete tearing. The RICE protocol … Continue reading “Dehydration and Injury Prevention”

New Research Concludes That Paracetamol is Ineffective at Treating Back Pain and Osteoarthritis

The British Medical Journal published the review of 13 clinical trials, which said that paracetamol did not improve quality of life or reduce disability. One of the findings of the review was also that the drug increases the risk of liver problems. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and the NHS are … Continue reading “New Research Concludes That Paracetamol is Ineffective at Treating Back Pain and Osteoarthritis”

‘Are We There Yet?’

Easter is fast approaching, and with that the Easter holidays. For many of us this can mean long car journeys resulting in back pain. The BCA (British Chiropractic Association) have some key tips to help make these journeys more comfortable and keep your back moving. Make adjustments If you share a car, make sure the … Continue reading “‘Are We There Yet?’”