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  • 60-90% lifetime incidence: 20% annual prevalence
  • 10 million Americans suffer an attack of low back pain annually
  • Second most common reason for physician visits
  • 1% of the US population chronically and 1% temporarily disabled
  • 2% of American workers have a work-related LB injury
  • Most common disability < 45 years
  • In the US 90% of low back pain is work/trauma related
  • Second most common cause lost work time
  • 24 (medical) and 50 billion (total in societal costs/year)

Various reports in the literature place the lifetime incidence at 60-90%, with the annual incidence of approximately 20% of the population. Some experts believe as our lifestyles have become more and more “lazier” we are becoming more prone to low back conditions and which is the only Magnitude Of The Problem. It can be acute or chronic. It can be so minor that it doesn’t require formal treatment or so severe and complex that it can devastate a patient’s entire life.

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13710 Olive Boulevard (Primary Office)
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Telephone: 314-469-PAIN (7246)

Fax: 314-469-7251
Exchange: 314-441-6965 (for after-hour Emergencies Only)

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