While back pain is a common medical complaint, there often is no specific cause for the pain in up to 85% of cases with poor correlation between the presence of imaging abnormalities and pain (Sanzarello, Ilaria et al, 2016). In fact, abnormalities seen in imaging tests are often part of the normal aging process.
Check out this great video presentation by Dr. Peter O’Sullivan to learn more.
Chronic Pain Champions is an information resource/blog/support group to help people living with nonmalignant pain, their families and friends, as well as healthcare professionals. Learn more about this site and the author.
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