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Back Care Awareness Week – 2nd – 6th October

Back Pain in Education The annual Back Care Awareness Week, run by BackCare, the UK’s leading charity for those impacted by back or neck pain, is to take place between 2 and 6 October.The theme this year is Back Pain in Education.Back pain is one of the top common causes of absence from work throughout the country. It costs the UK economy around £15 billion every year as over four mil...
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Back to school – tips for choosing the right school bag

The right school bag is important for your kid’s postureAll too often I see children and young adults who have back pain or neck pain due to carrying a heavy school bag. Up to 30% of children report having neck pain or back pain, and it is believed that school bags maybe contributing to this. What should a school bag weigh? The general recommendation is that a school bag should be no more ...
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