World Mental Health Day 2018

On 10 October every year The World Health Organisation recognises World Mental Health Day. It promotes mental health education and awareness against the social stigma people with mental health face. This year’s theme is ‘young people and mental health in a changing world,’ set by the World Federation for Mental Health. See, http://www.who.int/mental_health/world-mental-health-day/2018/en/

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Back pain experienced more in the UK: BCA research

More people in the UK are experiencing back or neck pain each week than they were five years ago according to new research just released from the British Chiropractic Association (BCA). The consumer research, which looked at trends from the past five years, revealed the number of people experiencing back or neck pain on a…

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Back to School: Advice from the BCA

Children are back for a new school year soon and the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) is encouraging parents across the country to check their children’s posture, as well as the design and contents of their school bag to help prevent school children suffering from back and neck pain. When it’s time to get the kids…

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World Breastfeeding Week: British Chiropractic Association Advice

This year’s World Breastfeeding Week ran from 1st – 7th August, aiming to raise awareness of the links between good nutrition, food security, poverty reduction and breastfeeding as well as to galvanise action to increase breastfeeding rates worldwide. Breastfeeding is supported and promoted by the World Health Organisation and UNICEF, as well as national and…

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New research shows movement and physical activity is the best treatment for back pain: posted by the BCA

New research, published in the Lancet and which included chiropractors as contributing authors, shows movement and physical activity is the best treatment for backpain. BCA President, Catherine Quinn, said “The British Chiropractic Association welcome the publication of the Lancet’s series on low back pain which suggests that in the West, we are over medicalising low…

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British Chiropractic Association reveal the state of the nation’s back health

The British Chiropractic Association maps Brit’s back and neck pain New consumer research from the British Chiropractic Association launched to mark Chiropractic Awareness Week has found significant differences in the number of people experiencing back or neck pain across Britain, with rates between regions varying by more than 17%. The research revealed that people in…

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