Parenting And Looking After Your Back

NORTH WEST’S PARENTS SUFFER IMPACT OF BACK AND NECK PAIN

          New research from the British Chiropractic Association finds parents’ back and neck pain in the North West is impacting on childcare –

New consumer research shows that 82%* of people in the North West have suffered from back / neck pain  at some point in their lives – 77%* of those being parents.

The research commissioned by the British Chiropractic Association also shows that over half (55%*) of parents in the North West say their back or neck pain has prevented them from lifting or carrying their child.

According to these new statistics, parents are not just limited in lifting and carrying their children. 42%* of the North West’s parents said their back or neck pain has prevented them from carrying their child’s car seat or carry basket and 34%* say that back or neck pain has prevented them from playing with their child.

For more information:

Mind Your posture – Parents and posture indoors

Mind Your posture – Parents and posture outdoors

Mind Your posture – Parents and posture pregnancy

*March 2013

From the Preston Chiropractor Team
Getting You Back in Action & Enjoying Your Life Again
Serving the people of Preston and surrounding areas including Southport and Lytham St Annes