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Back Burner

If you’re lugging a heavy bag on one shoulder to work/meetings/errands, sitting at a desk, carrying around your kids and so on, chances are your back hurts. While lower-back pain might get all the glory (between 70 and 90 per cent of us suffer from it at some point, according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare), research also suggests that one in five women complain about aches further up the spine. “I’ve noticed an increase in upper-back pain in

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