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 from the British School of Osteopathy, and was a Vice Patron of the school from 2005-2015. 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 believes that teachers of movement should play a much greater role in full rehabilitation.