Author(s): Rahul Shetty, Ms. Siddhi Salvi, Ms. Dayani Sangvekar, Mr.Yogendra Sanap
In 2017, the estimated total population in India amounted to approximately 1.32 billion people. Out of which 60% of population comes under working category. Back pain is one of the most common medical problems which is observed in most of the countries in the world. According to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, with about 1 in 4 adults experiencing at least one day of pain in a three-month period. In addition, the job you do it may put you at risk: Some jobs may require you to pull more weights as compared to jobs which allow you to simply sit and work. – both of which can take a toll on your spine. Back pain is a major health concern for workers and is likely to affect 80 percent of adults in India during their lifetime. Backs play a focal role in supporting and protecting our bodily structure which impacts a person both mentally and physically. Back pain may aggravate with regular lifting of heavy items at work place and also in regular course of activities performed by an individual at home or at workplace It is also noticed in many cases that back pain problems can aggravate the conditions of the business significantly. As per study it is estimated that back related problems is severe. Aggravated back problems may lose concentration and may hinder the focus on the profession. Since it impacts various professions like teaching, nursing, construction factory side etc. Even routine office work can cause severe back pain. And hence our research paper attempts to study and evaluate these problems in Indian context and to what extent can they be effective in solving the back problem and its repercussions.