CAI President Dr. Siobhan Guiry appeared on the Today Show to discuss the importance of back care with Daithi O' Shea and to highlight the benefits of doing some simple exercises.
CAI President, Dr. Siobhán Guiry will be interviewed at 5.30pm on Today FM's 'Last Word' by Matt Cooper.
Dr. Tammy Verlaan-Ross from the Chiropractic Association Ireland visited Loreto Primary School in Rathfarnham and demonstrated the Straighten Up Ireland program. News2Day from RTE came along to film.
World Spine Day, created by the Bone and Joint Decade and commissioned by the World Health Organisation is celebrated yearly on the 16th October. The purpose of World Spine day is
Straighten Up Ireland is all about raising awareness of the importance of good posture, movement and daily care of the spine.
Back problems are the second most common cause for GP visits second to the common cold. Back and neck pain is one of the most common causes for absences from work. Up to 80% of people will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives.
While Chiropractic care is very effective at helping people with back and neck problems, Chiropractors prefer to educate people to look after their spines to prevent the onset of these problems in the first place.
During Straighten Up Ireland week Chiropractors around the country will be teaching a simple 3-minute daily exercise programe designed to strengthen, stabilize and mobilize the spine.
The Chiropractic Association of Ireland (CAI) is about to launch their 5th annual Straighten Up Ireland week. From Monday 14th October till Friday 18th to include World Spine Day on the 16th, Irish Chiropractors will be promoting spinal health and wellness and encouraging Irish people of all ages to undertake a simple 3 minute daily exercise routine to improve mobility and core strength.
Straighten Up Ireland is just one week away.