The estimated annual cost of persistent pain of $560 to $635 billion includes health care costs ($261 to $300 billion) and lost productivity ($299 to $335 billion). However, these… [ 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 ]
The risk of suicide among people with persistent pain is around double that of those without pain–with 5% to 14% lifetime prevalence rates of attempted suicide in persistent pain sufferers.
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