More people presented with back and neck problems during Covid-19, according to Irish physiotherapists and chiropractors.
Rise in back and neck problems during pandemic
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Andrew Doody is the President of the Chiropractic Association of Ireland, which represents around 120 registered chiropractors here.
“Particularly in the early stages, and there was an increase in acute type cases and people presenting with debilitating back pain, either neck pain, low back pain, headaches and then as the pandemic kind of wore on and the lockdowns increased, people then became more aware of what was causing their back pain, people looking to to correct it,” he said.
“I would say across the board there was an increase in demand but also an increase in the scope or care and the types of presentation,” he added.
By Aisling Moloney