New study finds that osteopathy can be used to treat mental health issues related to back pain

Millions worldwide suffer from chronic musculoskeletal back pain (lasting more than three months). The problem is so big that in the UK alone, it is estimated that 116m days of work are lost, a million hospital appointments are made and five million GP visits are scheduled – just for low back pain.

The physical agony is often not a standalone problem, however 35% of people who suffer with low back pain are also diagnosed with depression, anxiety and social isolation.

Find out more in this interesting article: https://theconversation.com/osteopathy-can-be-used-to-treat-mental-health-issues-related-to-back-pain-new-study-94845