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The Cost of Back Pain

The cost of back pain to society is enormous. According to the latest research, total health care expenditures incurred by individuals with back pain in the United States surpasses $90 billion annually. On average, individuals with back pain incurred health care expenditures about 60% higher than individuals without back pain ($3,498 vs. $2,178). Did you know chiropractic care has been shown to not only be one of the most effective treatments for back pain, but additionally has been shown to be extremely cost effective? Chiropractic care - get better faster, safer and with lower treatment costs!

Author: ChiroPlanet.com
Source: Spine 2004;29:79-86