Updated: Monday 11 January 2021

Back issues are extremely common. Research reveals that 4 in 5 adults (that’s 80%) experience the discomfort and distress of back pain. Despite what you may think, resting won’t help your back recover. Being inactive leads to stiffer joints, and sitting for long periods compresses them further, potentially causing more pain. You need to keep your spine active in order for the joints to stay limber. That’s why exercise is commonly advised as one of the best ways to help prevent and manage most back pain.

Updated: Monday 9 November 2020

Booking your first physiotherapy appointment can be daunting. John Doyle, Physiotherapy Lead at Nuffield Health, explains why physiotherapy has been proven to help people of all ages with the pain relief, healing and rehabilitation of most medical and surgical conditions.

Updated: Wednesday 2 September 2020

Exercise is crucial to building stronger joints, even if you already experience pain. Try these clinically approved exercises for people with joint pain.

Updated: Tuesday 21 April 2020

Preparing your body for a workout or running session is important to prevent injury.

Updated: Tuesday 14 April 2020

Many of us can spend 40 hours or more every week working at a computer, whether at the office or at home. The long term effects of sitting for so long can be detrimental to your posture (and your health in general).

Updated: Friday 3 January 2020

From ACL ligament injuries to shin splints, from muscles strains to tendon pain, injuries happen to even the fittest people at times. Dr Davina Deniszczyc, Medical Director at Nuffield Health, shares her top 5 tips for preventing and treating common injuries.

Updated: Friday 3 January 2020

Taking to the slopes has its risks. But there are a few measures you can take to limit your chance of ski injury.