A physiotherapist can often prescribe a series of remedial exercises or provide hands-on treatment to help mitigate and treat back and neck pain. For serious cases, there are a number of surgery options available (spine fusion for instance), as well as treatments for spinal stenosis and disc prolapse

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Managing pain with exercise

Our natural response to musculoskeletal pain is to do as little as possible. But what if that pain is persistent? Regional Clinical Lead Physiotherapist, Adam Bellis, explains how exercise can help manage pain and get you on the path to recovery.

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5 signs you may need physiotherapy

Physiotherapy isn’t a treatment reserved for elite athletes, or even for those recovering from an injury. In fact it can be used to improve your health in many surprising ways. Paul Kennedy highlights five signs that you may need physiotherapy.

The commuters' guide to back care

Simon Cabot, Nuffield Health physiotherapist provides some tips for keeping your back healthy when you're on the go.

4 ways Clinical Pilates keeps you moving against the odds

Pilates has become a major wellbeing trend in recent years, but its benefits aren’t just for fitness buffs. Here’s how Clinical Pilates can work for those living with injury and a range of health conditions.

Radiation exposure from medical scans

Worried about radiation in medical scans? You should see how much astronauts put up with! This animation shows just how little radiation is needed to help experts diagnose and treat medical conditions.

Moroccan chicken and sweet potato tagine

A tasty alternative to Moroccan Lamb Tagine, using gluten free quinoa instead of couscous, with a nutritional focus on keeping a healthy back.


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Taunton Hospital

Advice on the services offered at Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital.