‘Adventurous’ sex is to blame for a steep rise in the number of middle aged men injuring themselves in a fit of passion, experts have revealed.
And medics have warned that mishaps in the shower are the most common cause of sex-related wounds.
Now one of the country’s top osteopaths said 80 per cent of non-sporting injuries he treats are sustained during during sex.
In the the space of just five years, Stephen Makinde – clinical director of the Perfect Balance clinic in London – says the number of bedroom-related injuries have quadrupled.
He said: “We’ve noticed a real increase in sex-related injuries. It used to be that injuries associated with sexual activity used to account for a small percentage of the non-sporting cases we treated – around 20 per cent.