Survey Indicates Adults Sacrifice Due to Back Pain

Correcting posture can help alleviate back pain.
Correcting posture can help alleviate back pain.
The majority of adults with back pain have had to reduce time exercising, playing with children, or having sex.

BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Eighty percent of Americans will experience back pain in their lifetime1, and millions are unable to find long-term relief. According to a recent survey commissioned by BackJoy, a company that makes posture-improving products, only 23 percent of Americans realize that simply correcting posture often has a positive effect on back pain. For National Correct Posture Month, BackJoy presents a look at what Americans are saying about their back pain, posture, and exactly how far they would go – and have gone – to find relief.

Survey results include:

Goodbye, Youth. Think you feel old? Sixty-four percent of Americans say their back pain makes them feel older than they are, by an average of 21 years.

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