Low Back Pain Does NOT Go Away On Its Own

Spontaneous Resolution of Low Back Pain- A Misnomer Introduction Eighty percent of Americans will experience low back pain (LBP) at some time in their lives1 with one-month prevalence between 35 and 37 percent.2 This makes LBP the second leading reason for visiting medical physicians and the leading reason for visiting chiropractors3,4, including chiropractic neurologists, in the U.S. Unfortunately, it is generally believed that most incidences of LBP are short-term with 80 to 90 percent of cases resolving within six weeks, irrespective of the administration of treatment.5 The implication of this often-quoted study is that the LBP resolves when, in fact, patients without medical or chiropractic discharge simply terminate their own care.

Read the complete article at: http://www.drsaracino.com/PDFs/INFO/CNRBvol1-issue3November06DoesLBPResolve.pdf

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