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Unpaid Carers in Dorset

By |December 4th, 2017|

In July, 2017 the Office of National Statistics estimated 6.5 million carers in the UK save the UK economy almost £60bn per year. It would otherwise cost £56.9bn to replace those carers with paid care. An increasing number of people are caring for longer durations and because we live for longer (1, 2).

How many of […]

Back pain

By |November 27th, 2017|

Back pain is a very common problem, with reports suggesting as many as eight out of ten of us will suffer from it at some point during our lives (1). Around 5.6 million working days in the UK are lost each year due to back pain, second only to stress (2, 3).

Back pain can affect […]

Text neck

By |May 9th, 2016|

Very recently a new patient came to see me for osteopathic treatment because she had neck and shoulder pain.

This young lady works long hours in health-care, and especially so as a manager, she spends much of the day at a computer then once at home she really enjoys catching-up with her friends and interests on […]