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At Home

Young patients often present with pains which have resulted from how they have sat and relaxed at home, these include;

Watching TV sitting with legs to one side which can cause a side bending pattern to manifest in the lower back and pelvis region. Playing electronic games on the bed caused adverse postural changes in the lumbar and thoracic spine typically associated with this activaty. Watching TV, lying on one side with hand under the head, can cause a shift of the position of the head at the top joint between the head and the neck which can lead to muscle spasm and pain.

A recent high quality study has demonstrated that paracetamol is no better than a placebo in treating acute episodes of low back pain.
Drivers who fail to wear seatbelts correctly are at risk of injury according to the British Osteopathic Association (BOA). While most people are fully aware that wearing a seatbelt saves lives, the majority are not aware that the way they sit in a car plays a huge part in their personal safety.
15 MILLION DRIVERS AT RISK OF WHIPLASH DUE TO BAD SEATING POSITIONS