1. Back Pain by the Numbers
  • BACK PAIN IS ONE OF AMERICA'S MOST COMMON AILMENTS

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    BACK PAIN BY THE NUMBERS

    • It’s one of America’s most common ailments. See why it’s truly a massive pain.

      When it comes to aches and pains, no part of the body takes a toll like the back. Back pain is a widespread health issue in America. Beyond the discomfort, the ailment costs us — both in missed time at work and in bills for various treatments.

      If you experience back pain, you can take solace in the fact that you’re far from alone, and there’s a good chance the issue causing your pain isn’t permanent. Dig into the infographic below to discover just how pervasive back pain is today.

    A MAJOR PAIN

    THE STRIKING NUMBERS BEHIND BACK PAIN IN AMERICA

    A MAJOR PAIN

    THE STRIKING NUMBERS BEHIND BACK PAIN IN AMERICA

    A MAJOR PAIN

    THE STRIKING NUMBERS BEHIND BACK PAIN IN AMERICA

    BACK PAIN IS THE LARGEST CAUSE OF MISSED WORKDAYS IN THE U.S.

    BACK PAIN IS THE LARGEST CAUSE OF MISSED WORKDAYS IN THE U.S.
    BACK PAIN IS THE LARGEST CAUSE OF MISSED WORKDAYS IN THE U.S.

    MORE THAN 50%

    of all working Americans experience back pain each year.

    MORE THAN 50%

    of all working Americans experience back pain each year.

    MORE THAN 50%

    of all working Americans experience back pain each year.

    BACK PAIN

    is the third most common reason for visits to the doctor's office.

    BACK PAIN

    is the third most common reason for visits to the doctor's office.

    BACK PAIN

    is the third most common reason for visits to the doctor's office.

    GET MOVING

    Lack of regular activity increases the risk of back pain. It also increases the likely severity of the pain.

    GET MOVING

    Lack of regular activity increases the risk of back pain. It also increases the likely severity of the pain.

    GET MOVING

    Lack of regular activity increases the risk of back pain. It also increases the likely severity of the pain.

    • Now that you understand the scope of this pain, it’s time to learn how you can combat it. Check out our follow-up article on various methods to help prevent and treat back pain.