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I had another busy month of posts in September with my usual Health Awareness Days being the most popular this month. With soooo many awareness events it did not surprise me it was a popular post. In case you missed any of my posts here are my September ones for you to look through.

Helping A Parent That is Now Caring for their other half – A subject on many sites at the moment especially after the pandemic.

7 Ways to Detox Your Body

21 Reasons to Read Through Back Pain Blog UK’s post for August – for anyone who may have missed a post 🙂

Pain Awareness Month – September – How To Be Ready for the Change in Temperature

My usual Sleep Sunday posts this month included –

Let’s Talk About the Best Mattress for Back Pain Sufferers

Let’s Talk About Six Foods That Can Help You Sleep Better

Let’s Talk About How to Deal With Fibro Fatigue

The Importance of a Good Nights Sleep and a New Mattress

2 Important Things You Should Always Remember Before Seeing Your Health Professional – I have been seeing some new health professionals over the last month or two which prompted me to write this posts. Unless you write everything down it is so easy to forget what you wanted to mention when you go and see a GP or any other health professional.

For Pain Awareness Month I wrote an article on Is Your Definition of Pain Correct?

Migraine Awareness Week 5th-11th September – Managing Your Migraines

My C7 Corticosteroid Root Block Injection for pain relief and diagnostics. – I had this procedure done in September which is quite a tricky procedure. You can read all about it in this post.

Health Awareness Days/Weeks/Month for October – lots and lots going on in October, check out this post.

I wrote a couple of posts on Reflexology – Four Reflexology Points for Headaches You Can Do Yourself

Hand Reflexology Points for Lower Back Pain

Book Review – The Pain Management Plan

Not All Back Pain Needs Advice from Spinal Consultants

Make These Changes To Your Home For Help Managing Back Pain

Ultrasound As A Treatment For Back Pain and Fibromyalgia

Dystonia – Pain In Your Hands or When Writing

Hologram Discs for The Treatment of Pain

BPB Alert: Fibromyalgia Patients Report Less Pain, Improved Sleep following Medical Cannabis Treatment

How to Write a Pain Diary – this one is made by me as I think they are essential for getting a good diagnosis.

More Fascinating Facts and Figures About Back Pain

My final post for September was A Brilliant Quote For Pain Awareness Month

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  1. The National Health Service spends more than £1 billion per year on back pain related costs. In the private healthcare sector £565 million is spent on back pain every year.
  2. The lowdown on back pain. Most people have lower back pain. This is because the lower back bears the weight of the upper body. It also twists and bends more than the upper back.
  3. If your back pain started after a trivial movement, such as picking up a book from the floor, you could have a slipped disc or a joint problem in your spine.
  4. Many people who often have back pain, either lead inactive sedentary lives, or have inherited a genetic susceptibility to back pain.
  5. Cyclists often experience back pain, which can often be rectified by adjusting the angle of the bicycle seat.
  6. 80% of people over the age of 30 experience back problems at some point in their lives. 30% of those will have recurring problems.
  7. Low back pain is the second most frequent reason for visits to the physician.
  8. Eighty seven percent of back problems are known to be muscular in origin — meaning they are related to how your move your body.
  9. Most acute back pain goes away on its own, whether or not you treat it with medication or other therapies.
  10. The spine is so strong that it can withstand the pressure of hundreds of kilograms.