Your Back at Work”- World Spine Day 2015
Did you know: your spine starts to age in your 20’s? You need to avoid exercising on hard surfaces in your 50’s? And stretching is the key to a strong spine in your 60’s and beyond?
Spinal disorders, such as back pain, neck pain, scoliosis and disc disease, to name a few are common, and they can have a profound effect on a person’s overall health.
Research has demonstrated that poor postures and inactivity can contribute to the development of back pain and other spinal disorders.
Back and neck pain is one of the most common reasons for workplace sick leave.
50% of the working population will experience back or neck pain symptoms at least once per year.
In a recent study low back pain ranked as one of the most “disabling” conditions and sixth in terms of usage of health funding