Thursday, 13 December 2018
Slings are generally used to aid in the recovery of shoulder, arm and wrist injuries. They keep the shoulder or arm immobilised by holding the arm in a raised position while preventing either the wrist, elbow or shoulder from moving. This article explains the different Types of Arm Slings available, helping you make the right decision when recovering from arm and shoulder injuries.
Thursday, 1 November 2018
There are many types of alternative therapies that are supposedly beneficial to your skin and your health. The latest trend is moxibustion therapy, a form of heat therapy in which moxa (a dried and pulverised version of the plant mugwort), is burned on or very close to the surface of the skin. This short article explains the Benefits of Moxibustion Therapy, describing how and why it's becoming increasingly popular across the UK.
Thursday, 25 October 2018
If you're looking for pain relief gel then you're not alone as it's becoming more and more popular to treat muscular pain, inflammation, arthritis and much more. Pain relief gel has been proven time and time again to help people recover from injuries, and to help alleviate long-lasting pain. Taking into account things such as the type of pain, age and use, this short guide on Our Best Pain Relief Gel explains what we think are the best types of pain relief gel on the market.
Tuesday, 23 October 2018
Neck pain can be caused by all sorts of things – from sitting at your desk all day to sleeping in an awkward position at night. Whatever the cause, neck pain can be extremely debilitating, making every facet of your life more difficult, so it's important to get it sorted right away. At Health and Care, we've put together some of our favourite neck pain solutions in our Best Heat Pads for Neck Pain article!
Thursday, 18 October 2018
Heat pads are an effective way to tackle back pain. They are generally small, sometimes portable and more often than not discreet, meaning that they fit into 21st century life easily by allowing users to tackle pain at work, at home or while travelling. This article demonstrates which heat pads we think are the best, taking into account different styles, sizes, uses and the position of the pain.
Tuesday, 16 October 2018
With the winter months approaching, we're all turning to our favourite methods to stay warm, cosy and comfortable. Your favourite chair should always be a source of comfort and warmth, so finding a way to keep it warm and luxurious is a must! There's no better way to turn your favourite chair into a cold-busting machine than with a heated seat cover, so we've put together a short list of the Best Heated Seat Covers, along with some other useful ways to stay warm!
Tuesday, 2 October 2018
A certain degree of discomfort during your period is normal, but if you've been experiencing unusually painful periods, pain following sexual intercourse, bleeding between periods or long-term lower-back and pelvic pain, you may be suffering from endometriosis. Endometriosis is the second most common gynaecological condition in the UK, yet still too often left undiagnosed. This article is here to shed some light on this common problem, and hopefully help you find the right course of treatment for your symptoms.
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Finally getting the right diagnosis for your unexplained fatigue, pain, fragile skin and exceptional flexibility is a great relief, but more often than not, that's where the treatment of most incurable yet non-life threatening conditions ends. EDS, or Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, most definitely belongs in that category, and learning as much as you can about it can make living with this condition a lot more bearable. Read on to find out what causes it, how you can easily recognise it, and what you can do to relieve the most common symptoms.
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 | Paul
Using the cold to treat inflammation and injuries has been around since roughly 2,000 BCE. But although its long history might make it more widely accepted in modern society, this doesn't necessarily mean it's an effective type of therapy. Find out if cryotherapy actually works by reading our blog!
Tuesday, 23 January 2018
Arthritis can be a highly debilitating condition, as it can affect all facets of a person's life, making even the simplest of tasks difficult. That's why, when a new remedy storms onto the scene, it's worth taking notice. Copper is one such remedy, and is now widely used to treat arthritis pain all over the world. Read on to learn about the Best Copper Bracelets for Arthritis.