Sunbathing man

Bare as you dare – how sunbathing prevents back pain

  The sun is shining; it’s warmed up; time to take your clothes off!   If you are suffering from ongoing back pain, then you could be deficient in Vitamin D. This hormone is responsible for a wide range of processes in the body including bone and muscle function. A commonly missed cause of back…

Preventing falls in older people

Preventing falls in older people

A wonderful new study suggests that falls in older people can be prevented by a simple series of exercises. Exercises that work on balance, strength and gait could be helpful. The researchers highlight TaiChi as being a good example of this sort of exercise. If you are concerned about falling yourself or concerned about a…