Recuperation from intervertebral disc injury

In February this year I (Jonathan) woke with lacerating pain from a prolapsed disc in my neck. I was very concerned about not just how long before I’d be able to work again (and earn a crust), but also how long I would be in pain. In fact, for patients in pain it is usually the only question that they

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Low intensity exercise and health

I was provoked by Dr Kevin Fong’s Horizon documentary on the role of new health measurement to do some reading on the benefits of low intensity exercise on health. In passing he looked at pedometers and the effect they had on encouraging movement. He noted that low intensity exercise was observed to have a stronger effect on metabolism and physiology

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