Adults age 65 and older who report low back pain are twice as likely to be in fair or poor health compared to those without pain–40% rate their health as… [ Get More Details ]
One study found that 70% of persistent pain respondents expressed anger–62% toward health care providers, 39% toward significant others, and 30% toward insurance companies. The most frequent target of… [ Get More Details ]
A person with moderate pain has health care expenditures $4,516 higher than those without pain. A person with severe pain has health care expenditures $3,210 higher than those with… [ Get More Details ]
Musculoskeletal pain, especially joint and back pain, is the most common single type of persistent pain.
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The risk of developing invasive cancer, a common source of persistent pain, increases from 1 in 69 for men and 1 in 46 for women under the age of 39,… [ Get More Details ]