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Care and Management of Chronic Lower Back Pain

 Scott Haldeman, DC, MD, PhD, FRCP(C)
Description: Chronic Lower Back Pain can affect anyone. There is little or no protection against Lower Back Pain is offered by age, gender, occupation, socioeconomic status, or general health. Prevalence of Lower Back Pain in the general adult population: point ~37%, 1-year ~76%, and lifetime ~85%. Systematic review found 27 studies worldwide related to total costs (direct + indirect) of LBP. Estimates of $12.2 to 90.6 billion/year of direct costs and $7.4 to 28.2 billion/yea r of indirect costs.
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Domain: Medical
Category: Therapy
Current Status of the Delivery of Care to Patients with Chronic Low Back Pain Swedish Naprapathy Congress
March 28,2009

Scott Haldeman, DC, MD, PhD, FRCP(C)
Department of Neurology, University of California, Irvine Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Los Angeles Research Department, Southern California University of Health Sciences


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