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Pain Management

Thursday, 1 November 2018
Benefits of Moxibustion Therapy

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
Our Best Pain Relief Gel

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
Best Heat Pads for Neck Pain

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
Best Heat Pads for Back Pain

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
Best Heated Seat Covers

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
Endometriosis: Symptoms and Treatment

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.

Wednesday, 25 July 2018

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, 6 September 2017

Sustaining a knee joint injury accounts for about a third of all skiing injuries and these can prevent you from getting back on the slopes for weeks or even months on end. As such, it's better to be prepared before you ski so you can avoid the injury altogether. Read on to find out which knee supports we feel are the best for avoiding and recovering from ski injuries.

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Magnetic therapy is an ancient practice, dating back at least 2000 years, and includes using the power of static magnets to achieve numerous health benefits. As with any alternative practice, there are groups of people who swear on the healing power of these magnets. On the other hand, there are the sceptics who believe in no such nonsense and claim all the benefits are based on the placebo effect and nothing more. So, does magnetic therapy actually work?