It’s easy to think of arthritis as the slightly hilarious problem that keeps your Gran complaining about her gammy leg because, obviously, it’s not something that you need to worry about, right? Unfortunately though, arthritis can affect any age group and your daily routine could be damaging your joints without you even realising (she says, straightening up in front of the computer screen).
Luckily though, the 9th – 13th May is National Arthritis Care Awareness Week and the British Osteopathic Association (BOA) have released a new mobile app to help you take better care of your body, simply by changing a few of your bad habits. You’ll learn how osteopathy can keep your spine healthy and improve your posture with a series of video exercises - plus you can use the ‘find an osteopath’ feature to locate a practitioner wherever you are.
Osteopath, Paul Clusker who practises in Walsall and Sutton Coldfield comments: “It’s easy to forget about your joints on a day-to-day basis, but a little thought can help to protect them and may save you pain and restricted mobility in later life. My top tips are that you should always:
BOA’s free app is called “Osteopathy, relief from back, neck and joint problems” and is available for both the iPhone and Android devices – so you’ve got no excuse to keep slouching...
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