It is estimated that the government spends billions of
pounds each year on sufferers of back pain alone, by way of GP appointments, hospital referrals, prescriptions and rehabilitation.
In addition to the cost of state benefits such as statutory sick pay and incapacity benefit.
Last year approximately 10 million working
days were lost through musculoskeletal disorders; meaning that each person suffering from a disorder took a staggering three
weeks off work.
Workers most at risk from musculoskeletal
disorders either caused or made worse by work include:
Building and construction workers
plant and machine operatives
This list is not exhaustive.
involving an osteopath in the care of your workforce you can improve their well-being and morale, lower absenteeism and increase
If you would like to know how Stillpoint Clinic can help
to protect your workforce, please telephone our Practice Manager on 0161-231 1666 for more information.