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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How does MRI work?

MRI scanners look deep inside your body to produce detailed images. This simple animation explains the physics behind this medical marvel.

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How to get through an MRI scan (from people who’ve had one)

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans can be a little daunting, especially if you’re claustrophobic. Here, real patients who’ve had an MRI scan share their tips and experience.

Desk workers' workout

Sitting at a desk all day leads to pain and a reduction in fitness. Use this workout from Wellbeing Advisor Lesley Phillips to boost circulation, correct imbalances and strengthen muscles weakened by hours of desk working.

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.

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.