”Do Not Worry Your Neck or Back Pain Will Get Better On it’s Own” Just Not True!!

In this study researchers analyzed data from a 1998 Medical Expenditure survey. $26 billion was attributed to back pain. Individuals with back pain spent 60% more on overall health care than those without back pain. This cost analysis study conflicts with the experts that claim back pain is a benign, self-limiting condition.

Estimates And Patterns Of Direct Health Care Expenditures Among Individuals With Back Pain In The United States Luo X, Pietrobon R, Sun SX, Liu GG, Hey L. Spine. 2004 Jan 1;29(1):79-86

Ignoring or covering up the pain is apparently not the correct answer

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Posted by drcci  (November 16, 2013 1:35 pm) Have You Heard…”Do Not Worry …” Retrieved from http://chiropracticcareinformation.com

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