Chronic Low Back Pain (CLBP)

Chronic back pain is defined as pain that persists for 12 weeks or longer, even after an initial injury or underlying cause of acute low back pain has been treated. About 20 percent of people affected by acute low back pain develop chronic low back pain with persistent symptoms at one year. In some cases, […]

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What Is the Impact of Untreated and Under-treated Pain?

Pain is the leading public health problem in this country and the most common symptom that leads to medical care. Pain is the most common reason people seek medical care [7]. Acute pain commonly occurs post-operatively, following trauma, or secondary to severe illness; more than 50% of patients report severe to intolerable pain secondary to […]

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