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Back Pain: A Complex Situation

Ever thought back pain was a relatively straight forward problem with a quick fix? According to over 90 percent of primary care physicians (this includes chiropractors), back pain is not merely one basic condition. Rather, back pain is a complex condition with more often than not, multiple factors attributing to its presence. In addition, research has shown that 80 percent of back pain is nonspecific, making an accurate diagnosis and treatment program difficult. Chiropractors are among the best educated and experienced health care providers dealing with back and spinal conditions. So who are you going to see when back pain visits you?

Source: Spine - 29(9): May 1, 2004