Economic Impact of Back Pain Substantial

An oldie but goodie, below is a landmark study that was conducted in 2004 evaluating the significant economic impact that back pain causes.  Truly staggering…

“In one of the largest analyses of its kind, a team of Duke University Medical Center researchers has found that patients suffering from back pain consume more that $90 billion annually in health-care expenses, with approximately $26 billion of that amount directly attributable to treating the back pain”.  

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