Health knowledge made personal

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.  
› Share page:

Posts

Sort by: Most recent | Name
TPI FOR CHRONIC MUSCLE PAIN IN FIBROMYAGIA, MYOFASCIAL PAIN, BACK PAIN, AND HEADACHES.. by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Chronic pain can come from painful areas of muscle that contain knots of muscle that form when the muscles do not relax (trigger points). People suffering from ... Read on »
TEN MINUTE YOGA BACK STRETCH VIDEO FOR PAIN... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Psyche Truth is an independent media company in Austin, Texas-- dedicated to natural health and wellness topics: nutrition, weight loss, fitness, yoga, chiropracti ... Read on »
BACK CARE AWARENESS WEEK - CARING FOR CARERS - 7th - 11th OCTOBER 2013... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain BackCare's Awareness Week this year focuses on 'Caring for Carers'. Carers provide invaluable help and assistance to their children, friends, relatives, and ... Read on »
CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME/ME and also in FIBROMYALGIA... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain The NHS says that Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) causes persistent fatigue (exhaustion) that affects everyday life and doesn't go away with sleep or rest. CFS ... Read on »
ORGANISE YOURSELF FOR THE PAIN FREE DAYS... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Pain is the boss, we all have good days and less good days. Learn to make the most of your good days and to make the best of the others. If you can plan in ad ... Read on »
LISTENING SKILLS AS IMPORTANT AS TREATMENT FOR BACK PAIN... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain According to a recent article in Medical News Today Alberta physical therapy PhD graduate Jorge Fuentes has found that if a physiotherapist interacts with a patie ... Read on »
FIBROMYALGIA AND MYOFASCIAL PAIN SYNDROME by Chris Jenner - BOOK REVIEW... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Fibromyalgia and Myofascial Pain Syndrome written by Dr Chris Jenner, one of the UK's leading consultants on pain control, who works as a consultant in Pain Medic ... Read on »
HUG YOUR KNEES FOR BACK PAIN... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain According to an article in today's Good Health in the Daily Mail, hugging your knees can help back pain. A Consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Barnet Hospital, R ... Read on »
AN EXPERIMENTAL TREATMENT FOR BACK PAIN... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain According to Dr Scott Fishman MD from his book, 'The War on Pain'. One of the latest tools to come on the market employs a laser that is placed through a small hol ... Read on »
BONE MARROW GRAFTS FOR LOW BACK PAIN... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain According to a recent study published in Medical News Today , bio-cellular grafts which are used by surgeons to repair damaged tissue may be useful for treating low ... Read on »
MAGNESIUM SUPPLEMENTS FOR FIBROMYALGIA... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Magnesium is a mineral needed for health that helps turn the food we eat into energy and helps make sure the parathyroid glands, which produce hormones important fo ... Read on »
ARTHRITIS CARE AWARENESS WEEK 13th MAY.... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Monday 13th May is the start of Arthritis Care Week. With the theme of 'Something Can Always Be Done'.The aim of Arthritis Care Awareness Week is to help and educ ... Read on »
ME AWARENESS WEEK 6th - 12th MAY.... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain ME Awareness Week takes place from 6-12 May 2013. The week aims to improve awareness of ME and raise funds for research into this painful condition. Action for M. ... Read on »
WALK TO WORK WEEK - 13th - 17th MAY... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Between 13-17 May 2013 employees are encouraged to leave their cars at home and put national transport aside to get your blood pumping and get fit. Walking i ... Read on »
SOME USEFUL BACK PAIN TIPS... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Always bend your knees when lifting 'anything' and keep your stomach pulled in and hold the item close to you. Avoid excess weight as this puts a lot of pressu ... Read on »
DRUGS AND DRINK PROBLEMS, HAIR LOSS AND MORE... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Last week I covered a story in the Mail Good Health section on a lady who died from an accidental overdose of Tramadol, prompting the necessity to take a close loo ... Read on »
SHOES TO BEAT BACK PAIN?...I WISH... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain 'Shoetherapy shoes' have loafers and ballet pumps and they are said to alleviate back and joint pain and muscular tension. The key is the 2cm heel and rais ... Read on »
PACEMAKER FOR JOINT PAIN... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain A pacemaker in the back of the neck has been developed to help reduce the swelling and stiffness associated with rheumatoid arthritis. The pain and swelling of ... Read on »
GREAT BACK PAIN VIDEO... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain Apparently it's all because we sit on chairs – sitting on the floor cross legged is much better for your back. That's if you can get down into that position in th ... Read on »
COMBAT STRESS WITH YOUR FEET ON THE WALL... by Barmac Posted in: Blog Posts in Back & Neck Pain If you have been on your feet all day, you are probably familiar with the discomfort of swollen legs and feet. What actually happens is 'lymph', which is your ... Read on »