Most cases of back pain get better on their own and might be classified by a doctor as ‘simple’ back pain or non-specific back pain; this means no severe or severe underlying pathology is likely.
The Covid-19 outbreak has meant that life as we know it has changed, at least for a while, and this may have caused you to feel anxious, stressed, worried, frustrated, sad, bored, lonely, or frightened. It’s important to remember everyone reacts differently to stressful events, and it’s okay to feel this way. Your feelings are […]
While I appreciate that you are probably feeling bombarded with news and updates about this virus. As a healthcare professional, it concerns me that growing misconceptions and myths around this rapidly changing health crisis are causing people to feel increasingly concerned about how to keep themselves and their loved ones safe.
Persistent and chronic headaches can be can affect every aspect of a person life; work, relationships, family and friends, and may disrupt social and travel plans at short notice. People living with frequent headaches are also at increased the risk of depression and other mood disorders.
Sepsis is a life-threatening condition which can be difficult to diagnose as the early symptoms are similar to flu and other common illnesses. Sepsis affects over 150,000 people and kills over 44,000 people in the UK every year; it is often responsible for brain damage and amputations.
RICE therapy is a first-aid treatment for soft tissue injuries. RICE = Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation. As soon as possible after an injury, such as a knee or ankle sprain, you can relieve pain and swelling and promote healing and flexibility with RICE therapy
Most cases of back pain get better on their own and may be classified as ‘simple’ back pain where serious underlying pathology is unlikely.