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World Spine Day 16th October 2016

Join in with Spinewaves and raise awareness of WSD!

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World Spine Day is on Sunday 16th October and we are proud to support it once again – and we would love your help to raise awareness of how important our spinal health is. It’s easy and a bit of fun!

We are asking you to share your stories with us to help raise awareness for healthy spine habits and keeping active. It could be you doing the gardening, at a local Zumba class or out on a country walk or bike ride.

Send us your tasteful and creative photos and short stories or captions via email to and we will post them on our website and Facebook page.

You can also use social media by tweeting them using  #worldspineday, #straightenupandmove #mybackstory to @spinewaves. Go on get creative and join in the fun and help raise awareness – Straighten Up and Move!

This is what our team get up to, with their fit and healthy spines:

Chantele & Husband dancing


Chantele and her husband tripping the light fantastic – she loves how dancing keeps her fit


Laura & husband walkin gup a glacier

 Laura & her husband on a trek up a glacier in Norway – before Chiropractic care, Laura would never have dreamed of being able to walk up a mountain with her long term back pain


Ro snowboarding

Believe it or not, this is Rowen extreme snowboarding!




Sarah on her bike
Sarah enjoying the fresh air and fitness levels that her bikes gives her




Official World Spine Day 2016 Video

Watch this fun filled but informative short video on how to ‘Straighten Up’!

Want to know more about WSD?

World Spine Day is a part of the Bone and Joint Decade (BJD) Action Week which occurs each year in October. The 16th of October is the day dedicated as World Spine Day.

Bone and Joint Decade (BJD)- Global Alliance for Musculoskeletal Health ( launched in January 2000, the Bone and Joint Decade (BJD)- Global Alliance for Musculoskeletal Health is an independent global nonprofit organization, headquartered in Cornwall, England, comprised of National Action Networks in more than 60 countries and with the support of more than 750 related organizations globally.

World Spine Day Theme for 2016 is
“Straighten Up and Move”

The theme “Straighten Up and Move” was introduced in 2012 and emphasized the importance of healthy spinal posture and activity which promote body awareness and minimizes the day-to-day wear and tear on a person’s spine. The intent of WSD is to bring people from all walks of life – patients, health providers, health care organizations, associations and governments to help ease this global burden.


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