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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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COCCYX PAIN TREATMENT MAY MEAN SURGERY... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain If you have damaged your coccyx or tail bone and its surrounding ligaments, it can sometimes be quite difficult to heal itself. Your first treatment would pro ... Read on »
HELP ON THE NHS FOR PAIN... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain If you have tried all the usual standard treatments for your back pain then ask your GP to refer you to a pain clinic. There are around 300 pain clinics in Bri ... Read on »
DISC TRIMMED TO EASE THE PAIN OF A PROLAPSED DISC... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Instead of removing, replacing or fusing a prolapsed disc you can also have your disc trimmed to stop the disc pressing on the nerves. You would probably be in ... Read on »
SLEEP WITH A PILLOW TO EASE BACK PAIN... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Try sleeping with a pillow between your knees as this can ease the strain on your back. If you sleep on your back then try popping a pillow under your knees which c ... Read on »
STRETCHING FOR BACK PAIN RELIEF... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain According to Spine Health almost everyone can benefit from stretching the soft tissues - the muscles, ligaments and tendons - in the back, legs, buttock, and around ... Read on »
FREEZE THE PAIN AWAY... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Heat for pain works for many people but so can cold, so if you have success with the cold therapy then why not try the Deep Freeze patch. It is a drug-free cooling ... Read on »
COULD FIBROMYALGIA BE DIAGNOSED WITH A FINGER TIP BLOOD TEST IN THE FUTURE... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Some patients have had to wait for years before they were given the diagnosis that there debilitating varied symptoms were from Fibromyalgia, and even now some pati ... Read on »
HOW GP'S CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO PEOPLE IN CHRONIC PAIN... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain People who are in chronic pain need an understanding GP who delivers quality of care. Many sufferers can feel as if they are unheard and not respected by their GP's ... Read on »
THE AGONY OF SCIATICA... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Sciatica is caused by the pressure of a slipped disc on the root of the sciatic nerve which results in pain down the leg, in the buttock or thigh. My back went ... Read on »
NATURAL PAINKILLERS... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain According to an article in the Mail Health section researchers have recently discovered a range of drug-free ways to keep pain under control. 'Look at a favour ... Read on »
A BACK PAIN SUPPORT BELT WITH HEAT AS WELL.. by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain It's that time of year when joints seem to be aching more than normal and the hot water bottles and heat pads come back out again. There are a number of magnet ... Read on »
PLEASE VOTE FOR ME... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain I've been nominated for a blog award from Wego Health , which was set up for leaders, bloggers and tweeters who are actively involved in health online. Please endor ... Read on »
TODAY IS NATIONAL SPINAL AWARENESS DAY... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Spinal surgery in under 45’s is becoming more common, but it is still classed as rare. There is little awareness about the difference between the common back pain a ... Read on »
BACK TO BACK SUPPORT... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Back2Back is based in the West Midlands, and specifically supports people aged between 18 - 45, whose lives have been changed or who feel frustrated and isolated b ... Read on »
FIBROMYALGIA - YOUR TREATMENT GUIDE - BOOK REVIEW... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Fibromyalgia : Your Treatment Guide by Christine Craggs-Hinton This book is packed with information about the best medications and self-help therapies availab ... Read on »
WORLD ARTHRITIS DAY 12TH OCTOBER... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain On 12 October 2014, World Arthritis Day will be celebrated around the globe. The day was first observed in 1996 by Arthritis Rheumatism International and is no ... Read on »
BackCare Awareness Week - 6th-12th October 2014... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain With a number of awareness weeks in September raising awareness of different types of pain and conditions, another painful condition 'Back Pain', is also having an ... Read on »
PAIN AWARENESS MONTH AMERICA - SEPTEMBER 2014... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain September is Pain Awareness Month. The very first Pain Awareness Month in America was held in 2001 and since then the event has gone from strength to strength. ... Read on »
FIBROMYALGIA AWARENESS WEEK 2014... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Fibromyalgia Awareness Week is in full swing this week with lots of support groups around the UK wearing the Fibromyalga Associations trademark yellow and black rib ... Read on »
THE HELPING HAND COMPANY... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain We all need a helping hand at times, but some more than others. That's where The Helping Hand Company comes in. They have a mission which is 'to help address some o ... Read on »