Basic Summary for Back pain
Main name of condition: Back pain
What is Back pain?
Brief description of Back pain: Pain from the back or spine.
Parent types of Back pain: Back conditions, Pain
Organs Affected by Back pain: back
Types of Back pain: Sciatica
How many people get Back pain?
Prevalance of Back pain: 6 million cases annually (unreliable estimate)
Prevalance Rate of Back pain: approx 1 in 45 or 2.21% or 6 million people in USA [about data]
What causes Back pain?
Causes of Back pain: see causes of Back pain
Risk factors for Back pain: see risk factors for Back pain
What are the symptoms of Back pain?
Symptoms of Back pain: see symptoms of Back pain
How is it treated?
Treatments for Back pain: see treatments for Back pain
Prevention of Back pain: see prevention of Back pain
Society issues for Back pain
Physician office visit statistics for Back pain: The following are statistics from various sources about physician office visits and Back pain:
- 13,707,000 people visited a physician’s office for primarily back pain in the US 2001 (National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2001)
Last revision: May 26, 2003
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