Tag: Arthritis

Sciatica and low back pain: what is it and what can I do?

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Sciatica and low back pain: what is it and what can I do? What is Sciatica? Sciatica is the name given to any sort of pain or change in sensation that is caused by compression or irritation of the sciatic nerve. This nerve is the longest nerve in the body. It runs from the back of the pelvis, across the buttocks, down the legs and all the way into the…

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Older People’s Day October 1

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  Older People’s Day October 1st: Physiotherapy Bangor will be promoting the importance of active ageing to mark Older People’s Day on October 1. The day is designed to celebrate the contribution of older people in society and Physiotherapy Bangor will be proudly supporting the event. We will also be offering 10% of all treatments for over 60s for the month of October. The event is one of hundreds being…

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National Arthritis Week 12-19th October

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National Arthritis Week: The Nation’s most painful moments were revealed this week in the results of a national survey into pain. 92% of those surveyed with arthritis rated their condition as painful as childbirth. When asked to best describe their pain, almost half (46%) said it felt ‘like hot knives every time I move’ and for over a third (38%) the pain of arthritis caused ‘constant fatigue and loss of…

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