In Italy almost 25% of the population suffers from back pain and the percentage increases with increasing age, reaching even 80% of the elderly.
According to Inail data of 2013, out of 700,000 accidents, 25,760 affected the lumbar spine with a permanent damage recognized in 1470 cases
Back pain is therefore a significant problem also for the high social costs deriving from the functional limitation and the consequent repercussions on the NHS, on the production activity and in particular on the Inail.
If in 2013 musculoskeletal disorders accounted for less than 40% of the total reported occupational diseases, their share rose to almost 70% in 2019.
The construction sector in Europe employs around 11.2 million workers. Among diseases of occupational origin, the incidence of musculoskeletal disorders is very high, especially for back pain, muscle problems in the neck and shoulder region.
The correlation between wrong shoes and back pain is undeniable: to avoid incorrect postural attitudes that can cause painful discomfort over time, it is good to follow some precautions that will make your footwear more comfortable.