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15 REASONS TO READ THROUGH BACK PAIN BLOG’S POSTS FOR NOVEMBER…

With life as hectic as usual at this time of year, my posts for November were a lot less than usual but I hope you enjoyed what I wrote about. In case you missed any here are the links to the posts…

  1. DAWN’S STORY; HITTING ROCK BOTTOM WITH ME AND RECOVERING…
  2. 23 REASONS TO READ THROUGH BACK PAIN BLOG POST’S FOR OCTOBER 2022…
  3. Want to Avoid Hip Fracture? Osteoporosis Treatment and Prevention — Cooking with Kathy Man
  4. INSPIRING AND ENCOURAGING QUOTE OF THE DAY…
  5. OSTEOPOROSIS AND WAYS TO HELP IMPROVE YOUR BONE HEALTH…
  6. A FEW INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT BACK PAIN…
  7. BACK PAIN: WEARABLE TECH SPECIALIST PERCKO TURNS EIGHT…
  8. WORLD DIABETES DAY 14th NOVEMBER 2022…
  9. INDOOR WORKOUT IDEAS FOR COLD DAYS…
  10. WHITE RIBBON DAY FRIDAY 25th NOVEMBER, RAISING AWARENESS ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN…
  11. GIVE YOURSELVES A BREAK EVERY DAY…
  12. HOW TO DRINK MORE WATER and KEEP YOURSELF FIT THIS WINTER…
  13. HEALTH AWARENESS DAYS, WEEKS AND FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER…
  14. 9 tips for combating stress in the comfort of home
  15. 8 CREATIVE GIFTS FOR PEOPLE IN PAIN…
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9 OF THE BEST SUBSCRIPTIONS FOR HEALTH MAGAZINE FOR CHRISTMAS…

It’s all about giving at this time of year and a lovely gift to give someone you know who may be in pain is a magazine subscription. There are lots of health magazines delivered through your door or read on your iPad. There are also lots of offers for magazine subscriptions at the moment. Here are some suggestions.

Natural Health Magazine – Subscription 6 months £21.99

I love it and look forward to a new one coming through the letterbox every month. It covers lots of complementary therapies and holistic living which I am very interested in as well as natural remedies, healthy eating, beauty and lots more.

Happiful Magazine which you can get free as an e-magazine or delivered for £5.99. Happiful Magazine wants to create a healthier, happier, and more sustainable society. Their aim is to provide informative, inspiring and topical stories about mental health and well-being. They want to break the stigma of mental health in our society and shine a light on the positivity and support that should be available for everyone, no matter their situation.

The award-winning Happiful magazine is packed with content to support positive mental health and wellbeing. From good news and real life stories to expert tips and stigma-smashing features. 

Subscribe for only £5.99 per month*

BackCare have a magazine called Talkback is a full-colour glossy magazine produced quarterly which includes the following editorial content:

  • Back product testing and the latest gadgets
  • Health and Excercise
  • Exercises and tips on preventing back pain
  • Patient-centred approaches to treatment
  • Research News
  • BackCare Professionals Section
  • Readers Letters
  • Interview with Back Pain Celebrities

If you join BackCare you get sent the magazine every four months or you can buy a subscription,

The Fibromyalgia Magazine deals with the areas that matter to their readers: This magazine has so much you won’t want to put it down from research, awareness raising, legal advice, benefits advice, news, support groups, treatment advice, pain management and much more. It is £43 –

This Listing is for 1 Year Subscription to your door (£3.58 per month)

They also offer a monthly digital subscription here. (£1.99 per month)

  • Medical Research News
  • Campaigning
  • Lobbying
  • Awareness Raising
  • Legal Advice
  • Benefits Advice
  • Worldwide news
  • News from local support groups and charities
  • Treatment Advice
  • Pharmaceutical News
  • Alternative Therapies
  • Pain Management
  • Online directory of all support groups and phone friends
  • A nationwide directory of FM resources
  • Opinion and Entertainment from our unrivalled team of columnists

Arthritis Inspire Magazine –  Inspire magazine is a quarterly members magazine for members packed with features, news, tips and information.

Inspire is a quarterly magazine packed with features, news, tips and information on how to live well with arthritis and related conditions.

Our Winter 2022 edition includes:

  • advice for setting achievable new year’s resolutions
  • keeping a pain diary
  • what’s new in arthritis research
  • festive recipes, reader’s top tips and much more.

https://www.versusarthritis.org/newsletter/inspire-magazine/

Another Arthritis Uk Magazine is Arthritis Digest which is £15 for six issues.

Arthritis Digest magazine is published six times a year and summarises the latest research in the arthritis arena making it essential reading for anyone affected by the painful condition.

Informative, upbeat and packed full of news and reviews about drugs, pain relief, superfoods, products and services, each issue has a star celebrity interview and true stories.

Arthritis Digest magazine informs readers and encourages them to learn, try new ideas and explore their options.

The ME Association produce a quarterly magazine, ME Essential, which required reading for any ME sufferer. Members of the ME Association receive a quarterly magazine – ME Essential – delivered straight to their door. It features exclusive interviews, keeps them up-to-date with medical and scientific developments and includes stories about how people cope with the disease.

Well Being Magazine print for 6 months £27.49 or digital for £7.97 for six months – it has articles, reviews, health and fitness, beauty, travel, food and drink. WellBeing is the World’s leading journal of natural health and living.  A refreshingly intelligent reading experience, WellBeing offers inspiration for a way of life that is authentic and soulful.  Reportage reviews the latest developments (or revived ancient practices) in natural living, and in-depth articles both challenge and inspire pragmatic action in the real-world balance of work, life, family and community.  WellBeing reaches an increasingly sophisticated audience of citizens of the global village. 

OM Yoga & Lifestyle Magazine – Print 6 months £24 Digital – 12 months for £25.99

Focusing on more than just yoga poses, this health and fitness magazine is perfect for any yogi looking for advice on how to keep their mind as flexible and relaxed as their body.

A subscription to OM Yoga & Lifestyle magazine will not only bring you exercise guides from certified yoga coaches, but it will also offer you healthy-eating advice from nutritional experts, as well as reviews of essential yoga kit.

The regular ‘Ask OM’ feature allows readers to get their yoga and lifestyle-related questions answered, while the ‘OM Spirit’ section focuses on topics ranging from how to get better sleep to how to minimise stress.

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8 CREATIVE GIFTS FOR PEOPLE IN PAIN…

The Self Care Box at £20 from Holland & Barrett – an absolute bargain for all you get in thus box.

The Self Care Box contains:

  • AromaWorks Lavender & Petitgrain Candle 10cl – Worth £4.66
  • Twinings Adaptogens Inner Peace with Fig, Vanilla Flavoured Rooibos & Ashwaganda 18 Bags – Worth £3.99
  • Naturtint Hair Food Purple Rice Moisturising Mask 30ml– Worth £1.50
  • Sea Magik Algimud Active Seaweed Face Mask 25g – Worth £4.95
  • NOMO Vegan Caramel Filled Choc Bar 38g– Worth £0.99
  • Tisserand Real Calm MoodFix Mist – Worth £11
  • Skin & Tonic Calm Balm 20g – Worth £14

AromaWorks Lavender & Petitgrain Candle 10cl – Worth £4.66

  • Let the stresses and strains drift away with our Petitgrain & Lavender blend.
  • Promotes a great nights sleep and encouraging recovery after a busy day.

Twinings Adaptogens Inner Peace with Fig, Vanilla Flavoured Rooibos & Ashwaganda 18 Bags – Worth £3.99

  • Enjoy this relaxing blend daily as the perfect partner to your mindful moment.

Naturtint Hair Food Purple Rice Moisturising Mask 30ml– Worth £1.50

  • Intensely hydrates and nourishes parched hair, help restoring lost vitality and splendour.
  • Moisturising Hair Mask enriched with Purple Rice, for normal and colour-treated hair.

Sea Magik Algimud Active Seaweed Face Mask 25g – Worth £4.95

  • Detoxifies the skin to dramatically improve skin texture, leaving it feeling smoothened and refreshed, and youthful looking.
  • A blend of mud, salt and mineral extracts from the depths of the Dead Sea deeply hydrate, repair and soothe your skin, body and mind.

NOMO Vegan Caramel Filled Choc Bar 38g– Worth £0.99

  • A great tasting non dairy chocolate alternative bar filled with caramel – suitable for Dairy ,Egg , Gluten , Peanut & Tree Nut Allergy sufferers

Tisserand Real Calm MoodFix Mist – Worth £11

  • Take a moment for yourself and find your inner calm with this relaxing blend of Lavender, Bergamot and Patchouli essential oils.
  • Addition of Geranium essential oil to help balance and harmonize your thoughts.

Skin & Tonic Calm Balm 20g – Worth £14

  • Relaxes both body and mind, and supports sleep.
  • Calms the senses during times of stress

Heat Holders Snuggle Up Blanket – Moon Rock for £28.99 from Complete Care Shop

The Heat Holders Snuggle Up Blanket in colour Moon Rock is a big, cosy and soft blanket that can help you to stay warm in the cold.

This thermal blanket can be used as a throw or a blanket, perfect for use on chairs or sofas as well as beds to help you wrap up on chilly evenings or whenever you need a bit of extra comfort and warmth.

Fully machine washable, this blanket is very soft to touch, and is available in several colours.

The Little Pot Of Magic & Temple Balm Cooling Gel Purse Set for £20 from A Little Pot of Magic

Little Pot Of Magic & Temple Balm Cooling Gel- made with Aloe Vera

The Little Pot Of Magic Cooling Gel

The aloe gel is a wonderfully light and quick to absorb base to enable the essential oils of comforting lavender and peppermint to get straight to work.

Gently massage onto temples or body back of the neck, behind the ears to help clear the head and soothe tension & stress. This cooling and calming blend supports restful sleep. Brilliant for “computer eyes”. Handmade with Lavender & Peppermint pure aromatherapy essential oils.

If you have any left on your fingertips and you have sore eyes from too much screen time, just dab along your cheek bones and gently tap the under eye area -Uhmazing!

NEW Temple Balm Cooling Gel – made with Aloe Vera

The aloe gel is a wonderfully light and quick to absorb base to enable the essential oils of rosemary and peppermint to get straight to work. Really cooling too.

What’s the difference between the two balms?

Our reviews indicate they are just as effective as each other.

Little Pot Of Magic forehead balm is the original with Lavender & Peppermint.

Temple Balm was created as it became apparent when Little Pot Of Magic forehead balm went viral, that there were people who wanted something like Little Pot Of Magic forehead balm but have an aversion to Lavender. So, with Rosemary and Peppermint we created Temple Balm. It is just as effective for clearing the head but also has other properties. Energising, uplifting, cleansing and clearing!

Scentered DE STRESS Five Minute Foot Mat & Mindful Aromatherapy Balm at £35 from Beauty Things – The company that make this founder tried and tested the idea of combining acupressure with our aromatherapy balms to boost the benefits of the essential oils and speed the transition by placing our Five Minute Foot Mat on the floor in her kitchen so she could STOP.INHALE.RESET. before continuing with the meal preparation.

Their acupressure foot mat is compact and easy to use for every space, it helps restore balance to the body’s energy flow and promotes a sense of wellbeing to the body and mind. The gentle pressure of the mat allows the body to relax, release tension and bring calm into your day. Made from 100% high-quality thick cotton and high-density foam with thousands of non-toxic plastic spikes for foot massaging. It is large enough for any feet! 

Washable – Lightweight and portable, easy to store and travel. 

  • 100% natural portable aromatherapy  
  • 42 spikes per acupressure stud
  • 100% cotton fabric and durable abs spikes

The Little Dutch Memory Box at £27.95 from Scandiborn –

The wonderful Little Dutch Memory Box is top of our list of keepsakes.

Documenting each little memory, the big things, the small things and everything in between, this memory box will be treasured forever.

With little boxes, envelopes, cotton bags and notecards to keep each little memory of your little ones start in life safe. What a beautiful way to document your first memories together.

This box contains an envelope for the first lock of hair, a cotton bag for the first pair of shoes, a cotton bag for the favourite dummy, small boxes for the first teeth, for wishes, memories and treasures, a tape measure to keep track of the child’s growth, cards for ultrasound pictures, for prints of the feet and hands, for baby’s first words and pictures/notes/thoughts you want to remember, labels to attach to the child’s hospital name tag, their favourite cuddly toy and clothes, blank labels to tie special objects.

Helping Hand Company Classic Pro Folding Reacher Grabber 35 inch / 88cm. Long Handled Grabber Stick for Elderly, Disabled, or Anyone Struggling to Bend and Reach. for £12.99 from The Helping Hand Company.

  1. Lightweight helping hand grabber great for picking up everyday objects around the home
  2. Keep your reacher to hand when at home or travelling. Fold for easy storage in a suitcase, holdall, or car.
  3. Non-slip Gripcert claw – secure but gentle grip when grabbing things high or low
  4. Handy magnet at the tip of the grabber. Easy pick up metal objects, even in tight spaces.
  5. Dressing Post makes this picker a dressing stick too. Pull up socks, clothes easily without bending

Lava Stone Aromatherapy Brown Diffuser Bracelet and Relax & Unwind Essential Oil 10ml (Blend of Lavender, Bergamot & Lemongrass) at £8.99 from the Aroma Energy Store

  • The Aroma Energy Lava Stone Diffuser Bracelet and Essential Oil Set is finally here (buy 2 or more from our range get 10% off!)
  • Beautiful Bracelet: Lovely Lava Stone bracelet that’s adjustable to fit everyone.
  • Quality Oils: High quality Essential Oils that smell great and have been hand picked specifically for your mood
  • How to use: Place a few drops of Essential Oil onto the Lave stones and let them diffuse over time.
  • Set includes: 1x Lava Stone Aromatherapy Diffuser bracelet, 1x Relax & Unwind 10ml Essential Oil

The MURLIEN Ice Therapy Massage Roller Ball, Manual Massager for Deep Tissue Massage, Alleviating Muscle Tension and Pain Relief, Suitable for Neck, Back, Shoulders, Arms, Legs, Thighs etc, for £9.99 from the Murlien Store. A Versatile massage ball of multidirectional movements, it can be used for pre-workout and post-workout recovery, promoting relaxation, self-myofascial release, alleviating muscle stress, release tight muscle knots and to improve flexibility.Cold / Ice Therapy Massage: Place it in freezer for 2-3 hours, then use it to gently massaging on the area you wanted first, make sure to keep massaging in a slow, circular motion to avoid staying in one place too long, cold / ice massage can provide a significant relief for many types of muscle pain, calm down inflammation caused by muscle strains and accelerate recovery.