Common Back Problems – Strains and Sprains

Common Back Problems – Strains and Sprains

Back Sprains and Strains What is a sprain? A sprain occurs when you apply excess stress on your back that can overstretch and damage ligaments. What is a strain? A back strain is an injury to either a muscle or tendon What causes strains and sprains? Our backs are...
Behind the Mask – Who is the real Yulia?

Behind the Mask – Who is the real Yulia?

Continuing on with our series where you get to know more about our team than just their professional profile. Today it is Yulia’s turn to answer our 10 quick fire questions:- 1.         What’s your favourite sport? I am a yogi through and through. Practicing...
Prolapsed Disc (‘Slipped Disc’)

Prolapsed Disc (‘Slipped Disc’)

This is the first in our series of Common Back Problems and looks at a condition that is commonly known as a ‘slipped disc’ What is a Prolapsed disc (Slipped Disc) A prolapsed disc, sometimes called a herniated disc and commonly referred to as a ‘slipped disc’ occurs...
Back Pain

Back Pain

Following on from the success of our ‘Common Foot Problems’ series we will be introducing a new series on ‘Common back problems. This is a great blog to lauch the series with. According to UNISON – “Back pain is one of the biggest causes of work...