The official figures report that 80% of Hong Kong's workforce suffered or are suffering regularly from back pain.
In my experience, the figure is even higher. My latest sample showed that 100% of workers regularly suffer from back, neck and shoulder tension and pain. Back pain, together with anxiety and depression are the top causes for days off in Hong Kong. Why do so many have pain issues?
With slouching, text neck and scoliosis seemingly being the norm today I was duly surprised by this newspaper clipping my parents sent about my former ballet teacher who just turned 90.
She looks more upright and energetic than most 40 year olds!
What is her secret?