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Bad mattresses blamed for a lot of back pain

One in three British people wake up with back or neck pain - and bad mattresses are the main culprit according to a poll carried out by the British Chiropractic Association.

However Rishi Loatey, chiropractor and spokesman for the British Chiropractic Association, believes changing mattresses every seven years could be the solution.

He told BBC Radio 5 live's Breakfast: "A mattress along with a pillow should provide the correct support so that your spine is kept in a neutral position, so that we don't get... back pain first thing in the morning."

  • 25 Oct 2013
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