World Spine Day: Your Spine at Work

by TOI Admin October 16, 2015

World Spine Day is a day to raise awareness on the importance of education related to good spinal health. This year's focus is taking care of your spine and back at work. 

Did you know?

Research has demonstrated that poor postures and inactivity can contribute to the development of back pain and other spinal disorders.

  • Back and neck pain is one of the most common reasons for workplace sick leave.
  • 50% of the working population will experience back or neck pain symptoms at least once per year.
  • In a recent study low back pain ranked as one of the most “disabling” conditions and sixth in terms of usage of health funding
It's important to take care of your spine no matter what kind of job you work. If you have a desk job, we hope this infographic helps you maintain good posture to help prevent back pain and injury. TOI is pround to have spine surgeons here to take care of you! Get to know them HERE

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