Interview on the programme Singulars
Healthcare education about the spine
Ricardo Ruiz: “More health education about the spine is necessary”
The treatment of pain associated with diseases of the spine, what is popularly known as “backache”, is the prime cause of healthcare expenditure, since 80% of the population has backache at some time in their lives. Doctor Ricardo Ruiz, neurosurgeon and medical director of the Clínica del Dolor in Barcelona, helps us to improve our knowledge of our spine and he tells us what the most recommendable types of physical activity are.