It is a frightening statistic but true – two out of every five adults will suffer with back pain over the coming year. Not only is back pain in adults increasing but back pain in children is also becoming more common as they spend more time in front of a computer than out exercising by running around and have to deal with carrying heavy rucksacks full of books to and from school.
Two out of five adults will suffer with back pain
About the Author: Gavin Routledge
Clinic Director, two-times published author on lower back pain and veteran Osteopath. Gavin graduated as a Gold Medalist in 1991 and has been a Vice Patron of the British School of Osteopathy and Director of the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine. He has an MSc in The Clinical Management of Pain from the University of Edinburgh, and is the creator of the web's most comprehensive online course for lower back pain and sciatica.