It’s Back Care Awareness week and this year focuses on back pain in older adults. Andrew Fung, one of Holistic Health's Osteopaths, shares some information and a few tips to ensure your back is getting the care it needs.
Did you know that most of us experience some form of back pain in our lifetime? And it becomes ever more likely the older we get. While back pain when you are younger usually has a limited range of causes, as we age these increase to include conditions that come about because of wear and tear and physiological changes like osteoporosis, fractures, infections and a narrowing of the spinal column known as stenosis.