Do Older People Simply Accept Back Pain?

back pain in the elderlyIn a recent study published in the Journal of Aging and Health, researchers found that while older people are more likely to suffer from lower back pain, they are less likely to seek treatment.

The cross-sectional telephone survey determined that 12.3% of older adults experienced chronic lower back pain versus 6.5% of adults aged 21-44. In addition, older adults with chronic lower back problems experienced ...

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