Back and neck pain are a leading cause of disability, affecting 1 in 10 people globally, this NHS supported systematic review finds. The likelihood of experiencing disability arising from a back injury increases with age, as muscle tone and activity levels decrease, and joints become less flexible.
If you are willing to make it your priority, everyone can take action to stay fit and have a balanced and healthy lifestyle. But sometimes the solution is not what you expect : best results come from focussing on what makes you happy, appreciating joy and beauty in your life, having fun and staying motivated.
That means doing things you love and spending time with people you respect and admire, and being committed to your wellbeing all the time, not just when there is a problem.
Prevention is the best cure!
What are you doing in your life right now to combat stress and anxiety and do the right thing for your health?