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Celebrated on every continent, October 16th is designated World Spine Day to bring attention to the importance of the spine for overall health and comfort. The objectives of world spine day include:
- awareness of the importance of a healthy spine;
- promotion of physical activity;
- emphasis on good posture standing and sitting;
- responsible lifting;
- healthy work conditions.
World Spine Day was organized by the World Federation of Chiropractic practitioners.