80% of the world’s population suffer back pain at some time in their lives. At any moment in time 12% – 15% are in pain. Sitting in bad posture is the main cause. After 36 years and 17,000 back sufferers, 16,000 of these are now sitting pain free for many hours at a time e.g.7-8 […]
The Back Shop are delighted to announce a new addition to our range of chairs – the Saddle Stool! The stool encourages you to sit in a saddle position, which lowers the thighs and opens up the hips. This chair is designed to support the spine in its natural “S” shape in an office. If […]
Maintain the correct posture when you’re at work! The Back Shop are delighted to launch two new additions to our range of office chairs. Both have mesh backs, leather seats, adjustable headrests and arms, and lumbar region. Also comes with tilting mechanism and air lift as standard. If you would like to test out the […]
Bad posture: The cause of back pain Most back pain is caused by bad posture whilst sitting. ‘Even though bad posture may not cause any discomfort, continual poor posture will in the long term cause back pain.’ (ref. Back Care by Health Education Bureau) “Good posture is the most important way of preventing back pain” […]
Colm Campbell and Aoife O’Neill tell us how to cope with back pain. Read more about the interview here on RTE website Or listen to the show by following the link.
The Irish Times – Tuesday, October 17, 2006 80 per cent of the global population suffers from back pain at some stage in their lives, write Áine Kerr