Back Pain

Test your back health knowledge

How much do you truly know about having a healthy back?

When sitting for long periods, it is recommended to get up and take a break every:

The best sitting position is:

Which of the following sports is likely to strengthen your vertebrae most:

The average person shouldn't attempt to lift an object heavier than:

Sciatica is not caused by:

Consult your doctor if your child has back pain that persists longer than:

The most common site of backache is the:

The fraction of adults who experience back pain at least once in their lives:

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Susan qualified as a Physiotherapist in 1990, and completed her master’s degree in Physiotherapy in 2013 at the University of Pretoria. She has a special interest in human biomechanics, as well as the interaction between domestic and work-related ergonomics.

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