Back care for manual labourers
Back pain is very common; in any given year 40% to 50% of the population experiences it and virtually all of us will be affected by it at some stage in our lives. It costs the healthcare industry and the economy billions of pounds and is responsible for over four million lost working days every year. It is therefore important that everybody knows what to do to prevent back pain and what to do when it strikes. With the right information and the right response, we can all reduce the impact it may have on us and our lives.
What to do when you experience back pain: