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Back Pain

  • Four out of five adults will experience low back pain sometime during their lifetime
  • After the common cold problems related to the low back are the most frequent cause of lost workdays in individual over 45 years of age
  • Back pain ranks second to headaches as the most frequent location for pain
  • Greater than 65 million Americans experience back pain every year
  • Back injuries are one of the most common causes for disability
  • The annual costs associated with back pain runs into the tens of billions of dollars considering lost productivity, medical expenses and worker’s compensation benefits

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