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Barmac

Nottingham, United Kingdom
 My back pain blog is all about PAIN in one form or another where you will find articles on the latest type of pain relief, pain solutions, drugs, gadgets, opinions, and with a sprinkle of humour thrown in.  
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VIBRATION EXERCISE TO HELP EASE PAIN IN FIBROMYALGIA... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain According to Science Daily Vibration exercise may help with the pain of Fibromyalgia. The study done at Indiana University summerised that whole-body vibratio ... Read on »
DISABILITY AWARENESS DAY 13th JULY 2014... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Disability Awareness Day ("DAD") is the world's largest 'not for profit' voluntary-led disability exhibition, held annually in a huge tented village within the gro ... Read on »
GENTLE HEAT, NEW HEAT THERAPY FACEBOOK COMPETITION... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Recently I wrote an article on the launch of a new heat product for back pain called 'Gentle Heat' . https://www.facebook.com/gentleheatuk/posts/84599317876369 ... Read on »
SOME FIBROMYALGIA PATIENTS SHOW PARIPHERAL NERVE PATHOLOGIES... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain According to PAIN RESEARCH , Fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) ranks among the most enigmatic and prevalent chronic pain conditions. Researchers and clinicians have searc ... Read on »
NATIONAL TRANSPLANT WEEK 7th - 13th JULY... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain The National Transplant Week takes place from 7th - 13th July to raise awareness to organ donation. The long term organ transplant benefits are invaluable as n ... Read on »
THE HIGHER LEVEL OF OPIOID TAKEN BEFORE SPINAL SURGERY CAN EFFECT THE SUCCESS OF YOUR SURGERY... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain According to an article in Medical News Today A new study appearing in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) links the use of opioid pain relievers to less ... Read on »
CELEBRITIES WITH FIBROMYALGIA... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Yes, Fibro sufferers we are not alone... Some celebrities (mainly American) also suffer from Fibro and are quite happy to acknowledge that fact. Frances W ... Read on »
LAUNCH OF NEW HEAT THERAPY PRODUCT FOR BACK PAIN... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Gentleheat Limited has recently launched an innovative heat therapy product. Their product consists of a comfortable, supportive neoprene belt, worn around the ... Read on »
THE BACK PAIN SHOW, OLYMPIA, 4 - 6th JULY, 2014... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain The Back Pain Show is the UK?s only event dedicated to anyone living with back pain and the many related conditions. More pain relief answers More products to t ... Read on »
THE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE FOR BACK PAIN ON THE NHS... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain As it has potential for reducing healthcare costs, by reducing pain, some NHS trusts now offer Alexander technique lessons as part of their outpatient pain clinics. ... Read on »
WHAT IS FIBRO FOG ?... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Fibro Fog as they call it, is also know as Fibromyalgia fog which effects your memory and can cause word mix-ups and difficulty with concentration. When I firs ... Read on »
CAN YOU LOOK TO WELL TO BE POORLY.... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Looking at myself looking ill is not something I like seeing. So, come hell or high water, no matter how rough I feel I 'always' make the effort with how I look. I ... Read on »
MRI RESULTS... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain I have finally got the results of my last MRI scan of my spine. Starting with my lumber spine, apparently the disc above my fusion is obviously in a bit of a m ... Read on »
BLUE LIGHT ON YOUR SKIN FOR THE RELIEF OF BACK PAIN... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain According to a recent article in the Daily Mail Good Health, a new light patch has been developed to help with back pain. The patch contains light-emitting dio ... Read on »
GET WALKING TO GET HEALTHY WEEK... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain As Walking for Health schemes up and down the country get ready to take part in Get Walking Week, from today until 10th May, a national survey by the Ramblers has s ... Read on »
ACTION FOR BRAIN INJURY WEEK 12th - 18th MAY... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain With cuts to welfare benefits, local authority and NHS budgets continuing to impact on people's lives, Headway aims to be the voice of brain injury survivors across ... Read on »
ANTI-DEPRESSANT PILLS FOR CHRONIC BACK PAIN... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain According to the Daily Mail, Doctors who specialise in pain management are recommending that GPs prescribe anti-depressant pills to cure intractable pain. It ... Read on »
FULL SPINAL MRI TOMORROW... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain At last I am having a full spinal MRI - my neck and thoracic pain in particular have gone worse over the last twelve months and we have tried lots of new treatments ... Read on »
SLEEP WELL TO EASE PAIN... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain New research suggests that people with chronic pain could be helped by improving the quality of their sleep. I couldn't agree more with that comment, however, ... Read on »