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January 7, 2020

Lower back is the most common site of the back where arthritis usually starts. Spinal arthritis is inflammation of the facet joints in the spine or sacroiliac joint between the spine and pelvis. Pain and stiffness are the most common symptoms of spinal arthritis.

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January 7, 2020

Some careers, at times, require standing up for long periods of time. Careers like construction, nursing, teaching, security, police officer, to name the few. Being on your feet for a long period of time can cause back pain. Below are 4 stretches that can help relieve...

Background:

  • A 48 Year old patient died due to coadministration of Oxycodone and Amitriptyline (Nov 2019), possibly due to over-sedation. The coroner criticised the lack of guidance on prescribing Amitriptyline and Oxycodone fromNICE and BNF (1)....

Many of us came across the European journal publication recommending that administration of antihypertensive medication at night is more effective. The research showed that group of participants who took blood pressure medication at night had a 43% lower risk of cardio...

Cold weather and its effect on aches and pains

We all have come across people who detest winter because it leads to increased amount of aches and pains.  As healthcare providers you will see more reporting of deterioration of pain control as winter arrives among those w...