The national charity Arthritis Research UK, has published a report on physical therapies for low back pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia. The  most effective therapies were found to include:

• Acupuncture for osteoarthritis, low back pain and fibromyalgia

• Massage for fibromyalgia and low back pain.

To access the Arthritis Research UK report, click here.

To see the BBC News report, click here.

To seek a practitioner in the York area, see www.yorkclinic.com.