Check out this interesting article by our colleague Alexandra Dobbs DipNT mNTOI
Is There Possibly A Link Between Lower Back Pain And Nutrition?
Most of us suffer from lower back pain at some stage in our lives, in fact it is the most debilitating condition office works face today and a main reason for days taken off work. As an article in today’s Irish Times points out, research points towards anti-inflammatory pain killers not being the answer to back pain. They do give short-term relief from the pain, but they do not work long-term.
In fact, anti-inflammatories are riddled with dangerous side effects such as stomach ulcers and bleeding, so researchers recommend against using them too frequently. You can read the article here: http://www.irishtimes.com/news/health/ibuprofen-not-the-answer-for-back-pain-study-finds-1.2962189