In one study, around half of the patients with persistent pain reported that they had considered suicide.
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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 ]
When asked about 4 common types of persistent pain, low back pain was ranked the most common at 27%, followed by severe headache/migraine pain (15%), neck pain (15%0, and… [ Get More Details ]
More than 50% of all hospitalized patients experience pain in the last days of their lives and despite proven therapies for pain relief, family members report that the patient experienced… [ Get More Details ]
Persistent back problems reduce financial capacity by reducing wealth accumulation. Over 99% of individuals who are employed full-time have accumulated some wealth at 65 years, whereas only 74% of… [ Get More Details ]