One in three suffer sex injuries

One in every three UK adults has suffered a mild injury during sex, according to a new survey by

It polled 1,000 people and found that a third have pulled their muscles, cricked their necks or suffered carpet burns during the act.

A quarter of these were having so much fun at the time that they didn’t notice they’d hurt themselves until the next morning.

But while a bad back or a stubbed toe may be a fair price to pay for a night of wild passion, some of those questioned had suffered more serious injuries.

Indeed, five per cent said they had been forced to take time of work because of a sex-related injury, while two per cent had broken bones during intercourse.

Some of the riskiest places to get jiggy included the stairs, the car and the shower, although a clumsy one in ten have fallen off the bed while having sex.

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