The Vicious Cycle of a Traveller with Back Pain



The Vicious Cycle of a Traveller with Back Pain

A woman is sitting on a bed with her hand on her lower back and wincing in pain.

Back Pain and Travel:

Travelling should be a ‘back pain free’ wonderful experience.

Whether it’s for business or pleasure, the excitement of going somewhere you’ve never been, and seeing sights that you’ve never seen before can be quite addictive. 

Consequently tourism has become one of the largest industries worldwide.

A person with a towel around their waste getting treatment on their back.

Back pain is one of the most common complaints.

The University of North Carolina, School of Medicine estimates that a whopping 80% of Americans will experience back pain at some time in their lives!

They also mention that an alarming 10-16% are living with and managing chronic back pain.

Put these two statistics together and you have a large population of people who are traveling whilst trying to manage their back pain as best as they can.

Back Pain and Travel:

A high end supportive mattress.

One of the methods of managing back pain and preventing it from occurring in the first place is to ensure you are sleeping on a good quality supportive mattress.

This works great until we decide to travel and put our trust in hotel beds. Unfortunately, you never know what bed you’re going to get!

Therefore you can’t tell if it will allow you a good night sleep or if you will wake up from a restless night feeling all twisted like a pretzel.

This Infographic displays a typical pattern:

A traveller with Back Pain goes through a vicious cycle

To make travelling back pain free:

Solving this problem is the aim of

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