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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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.

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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 science of slouching - a guide to good posture at work

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).

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.

Back Fit: Build strength in your back with this guided workout

The back is one of the most commonly injured body parts so protecting it is vital to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Using your own bodyweight, this workout will mobilise your upper back, shoulders and abdomen.

6 ways to keep calm during your MRI scan

MRI scans are among the safest medical procedures available yet some patients dread the experience. Here's our top tips for how to stay calm and get your scan.