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Alternative Treatments for Back Pain

Alternative Treatments for Back Pain

Back pain is an issue that plagues many people. Did you know that an astonishing 80% of all people in the UK will bring up their posture or their back issues to their GP at some point? That is an astounding figure that could be much lower if more people were aware about alternative treatments. Here, we will explore more about alternative treatments for back pain....

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Yoga for Back Pain

Yoga for Back Pain

Yoga is the best exercise for improving lower back pain according to a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine. Yoga and stretching exercises were found to diminish symptoms of chronic lower pain. This was the largest randomised study of yoga conducted in the U.S. to date. Read on to find out more about yoga for back pain… The research was...

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Tips on how to prevent sciatica

Sciatica, which is also known as sciatic neuritis, is the result of when the sciatic nerve is inflamed. The pain is felt down the back of the leg which is caused by irritation of the sciatic nerve into the leg. The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body and is made up from the lumbar and sacral nerve roots from the spine. It leaves from the lower part of the...

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Homeopathic remedies for backache during pregnancy

Lower back ache is a common problem in pregnancy due to the extra weight of the baby, and the ligaments of the pelvis begin to stretch in preparation for birth. Pregnant women should take extra care when bending, stretching or lifting at this time. There are some specific homeopathic remedies for backache during pregnancy that can be taken at this time. The remedies...

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What is Sciatica?

Sciatica, which is also known as sciatic neuritis, is the result of when the sciatic nerve is inflamed. The pain is felt down the back of the leg which is caused by irritation of the sciatic nerve into the leg. The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the body and is made up from the lumbar and sacral nerve roots from the spine. The sciatic nerve leaves from the...

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Homeopathy for back pain

Homeopathy is different to other types of natural therapies, as different remedies are given for specific types of pain. The remedies are mainly taken in the form of tablets or pills  and appropriate medicines are given depending on the problem.  Homeopathy for back pain generally has no interactions with prescribed medications. It is better to use homeopathy for...

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