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Date: Wednesday, 12 February 2014 09:51
A new study shows Britain is risking a back pain epidemic caused by unhealthy habits and sedentary lifestyles. The findings from a study by the British Acupuncture Council to mark 'Acupuncture Awareness Week' (3rd-10th March 2014) show that almost 80 per cent of people suffer with back pain yet admit to behaviours that put their backs under unnecessary strain1.
Date: Saturday, 04 January 2014 10:00
The New Year marks a time for fresh starts which often involve looking at health needs, including treatment alternatives for existing conditions. Traditional acupuncture has become a popular choice, both as a stand alone treatment, and in combination with Western biomedicine. The growing popularity of acupuncture has gained a boost in recent years from NICE, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, which has endorsed acupuncture treatment for non-specific back pain, and as a prophylaxis for migraine and tension type headaches.
Date: Tuesday, 29 October 2013 10:47
Its National Infertility Awareness Week (28 Oct - 3 Nov) - The British Acupuncture Council will have a stand at The Fertility Show at London's Olympia this weekend. If you're coming along (tickets £11), drop by for a free 15 minute consultation with one of the 10 members coming over the weekend, and enter our competition for a course of six free treatment sessions with a qualified practitioner.
Visit The Fertility Show website.
Date: Wednesday, 09 October 2013 19:06
New research out today suggests that anxiety is often suffered in silence, as over two thirds of the estimated three million UK sufferers fail to seek treatment.
The study carried out by the British Acupuncture Council and Anxiety UK, to mark World Mental Health Day (10th October), questioned whether sufferers are currently aware of all the alternative options available to them.
Date: Wednesday, 02 October 2013 15:21
As you may know, BackCare Awareness Week 2013 starts this Monday 7th of October and runs until the 11th of October. The theme for the week is 'Caring for Carers'. BackCare UK has a newly published booklet with the latest research and advice especially focused to help carers which comes along with a free DVD. The pack also has the latest poster and balloons!
You can order the pack now via the link http://www.backcaretrading.org.uk/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=101
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