Article by Fabafterfifty
Millions are injured every year – by their clothes, it has emerged. British Osteopathic Association show around one in two adults suffer aches, pains or injuries from handbags, bras, belts and even hats.
We are all encouraged to live healthier lives over 50 – eat better, exercise more, but it seems that a closer look at what we wear and how we wear it could also be having an impact on our health.
The true extent to which modern fashions are leaving millions of us black and blue emerged from data published by the British Osteopathic Association
Kelston Chorley, head of Professional Development commented on the findings:
”Patients are often surprised when it is pointed out to them that their bag, shoes or other items of clothing may be contributing to their presenting problem.
Poor fitting bras...