Understanding Pain

5 Unexpected Ways to Ease Back Pain

We’ve trawled through all the most up-to-date information to bring you 5 surprising things to try to ease or prevent back pain.

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Is Poor Posture Giving you Back Ache?

Poor posture could be the reason why your back hurts, so sit up straight and read on to find out why and how to put it right.

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What is Diclofenac?

Diclofenac is a non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Other common NSAIDs are ibuprofen or naproxen. Diclofenac is one of the most widely used pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory medicines in the world. It works by relieving pain, and reducing swelling and inflammation.

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About Pain

Pain is an unpleasant sensation that has a vital protective function. It acts as an early warning signal to alert you that something is not right with your body. If the body tissues are damaged, the affected area becomes more sensitive than normal to pain sensation in a process called inflammation. This pain discourages excessive movement and contact of the injured area.

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Keep Moving with Osteoarthritis - Jan's Story

I came back to swimming in my 50s and found I felt all the same things I had for it growing up – a sense of release and relief. It handed me back my spirit!

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The 2017 Global Pain Index

As the global leader in pain relief, GSK is driven by the need to understand the impact of pain on people’s lives and is committed to helping reduce the physical impact of everyday acute pain.

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