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 and Osteopath. Gavin graduated as a Gold Medallist in 1991 and is now a Vice Patron of the British School of Osteopathy. Co-author of “The Back Book” with Gavin Hastings OBE in 1996, and author of "active X backs - an effective solution for lower back pain"; he has an MSc in The Clinical Management of Pain from the University of Edinburgh. He's passionate about helping to move people as far from illness and pain as possible, and in January 2015 set himself the target of helping a million people get a better back.