Go to back links for more about back and neck problems
See pain links for more about pain
And see arthritis links for more about arthritis
The UK Health Professions Council is a multi professional regulatory body which includes physiotherapy. Covers 11 other professions but not doctors, dentists, nurses, pharmacists or opticians, who all have their own regulatory councils. Complaints from the public about physiotherapists can be made to the HPC.
The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) is an international organisation devoted to the study of pain and methods of pain relief. It is very active and has many members from many different health care groups.
The Arthritis Research Campaign is the fourth largest medical charity in the UK and had an annual income of £26m in 2001-2. Funds research into arthritis and provides information for professionals and the public.
Quackwatch is a fantastic site written by a retired anaesthetist. He puts the evidence for all the alternative therapies under scrutiny and the results can be both instructive and hilarious.
Magnet Therapy by Healiohealth
Gout Pain Relief
Back Pain Help
Yorkshire Physio Network
Backcare.org.uk Backcare.org.uk BackCares aims to significantly reduce the burden of back pain by providing information and advice to all people and organisations affected by back pain.
NHS.uk - Physiotherapy helps to restore movement and function when someone is affected by injury, illness or disability. It can also help to reduce your risk of injury or illness in the future.
Which? Elderly Care is a useful resource and gives free, independent and practical advice about caring for older people in the UK, including information to support independent living and financing care.
Changing Places Consortium: Standard accessible toilets do not meet the needs of all people with a disability. Changing Places toilets are for people who require additional support to meet their personal needs. Changing Places toilets have a height adjustable changing bench, a hoist and additional space for carers.