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The last two decades have seen an increase in chronic back pain among all ages but help may be at hand, writes Alex Meehan.

24th March, 2013
Once associated mainly with elderly people, our more sedentary lifestyles have resulted in an increasing number of us experiencing some form of back pain at an earlier stage of our lives.

Are you sitting comfortably? If you're one of the hundreds of thousands of Irish people who suffer from back pain, the chances are that the answer is no.

Once associated mainly with elderly people, our more sedentary lifestyles have resulted in an increasing number of us experiencing some form of back pain at an earlier stage of our lives. It's costing us money in the form of doctors' bills and prescription fees; it's costing our...

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