Jack Rooke: Football-mad boy denied surgery to help him walk, despite living just miles from specialist hospital

Football-mad boy, 4, denied surgery to help him walk, despite just living seven miles from specialist hospital that could treat him Jack suffers from spastic cerebral palsy, meaning muscle tightness in his legs makes it impossible for him to walkAn operation that cuts the faulty nerves in the spine could improve his conditionHowever, his NHS Trust has refused to fund it, despite Jack only living seven miles from the specialist hospital that performs the surgery | UPDATED: 17:38 GMT, 18 December 2012 A football-mad four-year-old boy has been refused an operation to enable him to walk and play his favourite sport due to an NHS postcode lottery.

Lonely shepherdess, 26, looking for love who runs her own farm breaks her back in freak quad bike crash

Lonely shepherdess, 26, looking for love who runs her own farm breaks her back in freak quad bike crash Emma crushed her back after her quad bike flipped from under her on her parent's farmShe was left unable to move for a week with a back brace By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 12:08 GMT, 13 August 2012 | UPDATED: 12:08 GMT, 13 August 2012 A lonely-heart shepherdess who launched a quest to find love has revealed she was almost left paralysed – after breaking her back in a freak quad bike crash.

Can standing in a deep freeze ease arthritis? Just five minutes in an ice chamber made me feel years younger, says this sufferer

Can standing in a deep freeze ease arthritis Just five minutes in an ice chamber made me feel years younger, says this sufferer | UPDATED: 22:14 GMT, 23 July 2012 'I have severe pain at the base of my spine mainly, but elsewhere, too,' said Rachel Adlington Rachel Aldington, 42, emerges from the frozen fog, feeling for just a few minutes like she’s 19 again.

Miracle recovery of girl, 14, whose spine healed itself naturally after four years in a wheelchair

‘Miracle’ recovery of girl, 14, whose spine healed itself naturally after four years in a wheelchairMegan Kershaw was diagnosed with rare liver cancer Condition caused spine to collapse Now fully recovered after spending years in wheelchair A teenager who feared she would never walk again, is now preparing for a ballet exam after her spine miraculously healed itself.

How "Beckham tape" can help you beat headaches: More than 10 million of us suffer from the pain

How 'Beckham tape' can help you beat headaches: More than 10 million of us suffer from the pain The adhesive support positioned on Eloise's neck Could something as simple as stretchy tape, applied to the back of the neck, really be an effective treatment for severe headaches According to the 2,000 or so British osteopaths advocating the technique, known as Kinesio taping, the answer is a resounding yes.