Lower Back Pain Facts

Back pain is a national epidemic, and the leading cause of disability in people under 45 years of age.

Treatment of back pain is $54 billion dollar industry which traditionally produces less than 25% results with patients. This has left millions suffering, confused, angry, frustrated and in constant pain.

Back Pain Facts

  • Only second to the common cold, back pain is the #1 reason for work absence
  • Lower back pain costs exceed that of any other single health disorder
  • 8 out of 10 people seek out a physician for back pain
  • 6.5 million people are in bed on any given day due to back pain
  • 93 million work days will be lost annually due to back pain
  • 54 million Americans are disabled annually due to back pain injury
  • 4 million people became permanently disabled last year due to back pain
  • Spine surguery is the secon leading procedure in America approaching 500,000 surgeries per year

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