THE BACK FACTS




The epidemic of back pain is enormous. It is the #1 workers compensation injury; and the leading cause of total disability under the age of 45.
It is the 2nd leading surgical procedure and getting worse.

85% of the US population will have back pain at some time in their lives

On any given day, 6.5 million people are in bed due to back pain

5.4 million Americans are disabled annually due to back pain

93 million work days are lost each year due to back pain

90% of all back pain resolves in 6-12 weeks

Only 23% of all back surgeries are successful after 2 years

500,000 back surgeries done annually

$55 billion spent each year treating back pain