Backache

Preventing backache

4 ways to strengthen your back

In the same way that you brush your teeth to prevent getting a cavity, you can take measures to protect your back before you get hurt.

Plan teen rugpyn

Almal wat rugpyn ken – en dit is 80 persent van ons – weet wat dit is om ontydig buite aksie en in pyn te wees. Maar die Kapenaar Victor Luies het ’n plan: terapie wat hy geïntegreerde liggaamsterapie noem en wat hom al oorsee erkenning besorg het.

10 ways to fix your back

While many different things can cause backache managing the pain is similar for most of these. Here are a few tips how you can manage your back pain.

Best remedies for back pain

A whopping eight out of 10 people suffer from back pain at some point in their lives. And when it strikes, all you want to do is stop the hurting and fast.

Back care for travellers

Long hours of travel, can be brutal on your back. The Canadian Chiropractic Association suggests some ways to prevent and relieve the physical stress of travelling.

Bed rest can cause back pain

Lower back pain has long been connected to hard work and heavy lifting. But extended periods of bed rest can also bring it on.

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Susan qualified as a Physiotherapist in 1990, and completed her master’s degree in Physiotherapy in 2013 at the University of Pretoria. She has a special interest in human biomechanics, as well as the interaction between domestic and work-related ergonomics. Read more here.

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