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Each year World Spine Day is observed on October 16th to encourage spinal health by disseminating information on good spinal health habits.

2016 theme: 'Straighten Up and Move'

People from around the world join together on world Spine Day to raise awareness about spinal disorders as part of the Bone and Joint Decade's Action Week. The CAA want to highlight the importance of physical activity and improving posture as part of good spinal health and prevention of injury.

'Straighten Up'

Straighten Up Australia is an ongoing community service initiative of the CAA, and is an easy and enjoyable everyday program to improve your health and the way your body functions.

To download the Straighten Up Australia program click here >

'and Move'

CAA's Just Start Walking (JSW) app is one way to help get you moving. This app allows you to track your walks via GPS, log your walking history, share your walks with friends online and find walking events in your local area.  Download the free JSW App today from the App Store or Google Play.