Heat v Ice to Treat a Sports Injury Most patients ask ‘do I use heat or ice?’ Now the answer to this question generally is if it’s acute or chronic. An acute injury, being one that happened suddenly, will show signs and symptoms of pain (usually intense), local tenderness, redness, warm to touch and swelling. […]
Back pain in your workplace can make it hard to concentrate on your job, whether it would be general stiffness or dull and annoying pain. Depending on the type of work, some jobs may place a substantial amount of stress on your back. These may include occupations such as nursing, construction and factory work. Although even routine office work can worsen back pain, usually due to incorrect prolonged postures.