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As the clocks go back, Carers wish they had a spare hour

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The UK’s largest charity for carers found that many unpaid carers who are working around the clock looking after their sick or disabled family members or friends would welcome some extra sleep and given the chance would do just that. While 25% said they would go out and get some exercise or take part in a hobby, 22% said they would sleep; 18% said they would catch up with friends.

Standing is just as bad for you as sitting!

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Standing and working for long periods of time, is just as bad for you as sitting and working for long periods of time, you need to get more active in the office

BackCare supports Get Online Week

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Get Online Week takes place this year from 12-18 October and aims to show tens of thousands of people how being online can benefit their lives in a variety of ways – not least their health. There are currently 10.5 million adults in the UK without core digital skills and 6.5 million have never been online

Prevention begins at school

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One quarter of UK secondary school pupils suffer from regular or daily back pain. We want to reach all 8,000 UK secondary schools with practical evidence-based preventative guidance that makes a different – but we need your help.

Use the Stairs, not the Lift!!

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Hospitals as far afield as Somerset and Aberdeen are embarking on a Department of Health backed stair climbing initiative to combat sedentary behaviour among staff and patients.

New BackCare Carers Guide

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BackCare is working to help prevent and manage back pain in unpaid carers, through the BackCare Carers Guide.

Top tips for preventing backpain in the office

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The office environment presents all sorts of physical and mental challenges, the main one being having to sit at your computer all day with the associated problems that brings.

Managing your back pain recovery

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Best practice in patient-centred care can make all the difference when it comes to your back pain recovery.