When you’ve got back pain, any exercises where you round your spine are a no-no. Here are the exercises to avoid if you want to protect your aching back. Up to 60% of adults experience back pain at some point in their life, and, for the most part they’re totally unaware that they’re exacerbating their back pain by […]
From the minor but persistent twinge to the white-hot sort that lances up your spine, defying description and limiting movement, we’ve all had back pain. Most people are aware of the basics of ergonomics: sit with a straight back, bend your legs and not your spine – all that stuff. It’s probably scant comfort to know that […]
Kidney stones are formed in the body, either because of the presence of excess salts or the inefficiency of the body's natural clearing mechanism.
Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition primarily associated with widespread pain, stiffness and tenderness of the muscles and soft tissues around joints.
About 30% of all women suffer from PMS – and 'suffering' is the right word.
If we were made out of rubber, bad posture wouldn't be a problem. But we are not. And, every time we sit slouched, or spend hours bent over a computer screen, we are straining, compressing and twisting our muscles, nerves, organs and spines.
Excessive or unusual pain and discomfort felt in the muscles, tendons, ligaments and joints. Muscle pain can be chronic (persistent and long-lasting) or acute (sudden onset).
Statistics show that four out of five people will experience back pain at some stage in their life. And bad posture is the number one cause of back pain.
Back pain is one of the most common ailments. To understand why, it’s helpful to get an idea of how the back is structured and what factors can cause pain.