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    Doing the gardening, picking up the kids, running for a bus. Everyday life puts our bodies through a lot, so it’s important that we look after our muscles, bones and joints. Explore our Working Body centre to find out what you can do to keep your body running smoothly or how to better manage an existing condition.

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      How driving affects your back

      Frequently spending hours in your car could have a bad impact on your back.

      Driving with back pain

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      The truth about back pain

      Understanding how to approach and think about back pain puts you back in control, giving you the confidence to live your life and get back to being you.

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    • Exercises for a healthy back

      Exercises for a healthy back

      Find out ten back and core exercises and stretches recommended by physiotherapists to help lower back pain.

      Back exercises

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      Working Body: keeping you moving

      Our members can now arrange a phone call with a qualified physiotherapist as soon as they feel an ache or pain, without the need to see their GP first. 

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Top 10 exercises for a healthy back

Find out ten lower back and core exercises and stretches recommended to help lower back pain from AXA PPP healthcare.

Caring for your back whilst gardening

Follow our top tips to avoid straining your back when out gardening.

Taking a break from your desk

No matter how fantastic your work equipment is, it is still important to break.

How to curb your enthusiasm for sugar

We all know that fizzy drinks tend to contain a lot of sugar...

The best ways to look after your joints

Every day, we carry out hundreds of physical actions that involve using our joints...

Traction

Traction is the use of weights, ropes and pulleys to apply force to tissues surrounding a broken bone.

Tendonitis

Tendons are strong bands or cords of tissue that attach muscle to bone.

Broken ribs

Broken (fractured) or bruised ribs are usually caused by a fall or blow to the chest, or occasionally by severe coughing.

Cramps, leg

Leg cramps are a common and usually harmless condition where the muscles in your leg suddenly become tight and painful.