An estimated 80% of surgical patients report post-operative pain. Around 10% to 50% of those patients develop persistent pain, and for 2% to 10% of them the persistent pain… [ Get More Details ]
The annual direct and indirect costs of several pain-related conditions include:
$14 billion for migraines
Hu et al. 1999, Burden of Migraine in the U.S.
$189 billion for arthritis
Yelin et al. 2007, Medical… [ 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 ]