October 16, 2018 is World Spine Day
With an estimated one billion people worldwide suffering from back pain, it affects all age groups, from children to the elderly. It is the biggest single cause of disability on the planet, with one in four adults estimated to suffer from back pain during their lives. Prevention is therefore key. This year’s World Spine Day will be encouraging people to take steps to be kind to their spines.
With clinical tools and specialized training, chiropractors are uniquely positioned to offer treatment through active care and preventive strategies, like patient education and exercises.
Want to know what more? Watch our video on back health: https://youtu.be/HwWF4ytJe00
Want to do more? Watch our video on reducing your risk: https://youtu.be/kz8ocRowQ3I
When you are unable to do the things you are used to be able to do as a result of a change to your health, that is the very definition of a disability. To learn more about the the devastating impact of spine related pain and disability read this article from the Globe and Mail: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/adv/article-the-pain-problem/