Welcome to Bupa's health hub of information on bones, muscles and joints.
Illnesses and treatment related to bones, muscles and joints
Back pain is an extremely common complaint – it is estimated that over 60% of people suffer from it at some time in their lives. And its one of the main reasons for taking time off work.
Osteoporosis is around four times more common in women than men, and most common in women who have been through the menopause.