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Back pain? It may be more serious than you think!

“The higher risk of mortality associated with back pain was observed in studies involving only women and in others involving adults with more severe back pain,” they added.

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“I hope this study will lead to a better understanding of the long-term effects of limiting activity on back pain to overall health and more research to improve the treatment of back pain,” she said. Eric Roseen of Boston Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. “Proper treatment of back pain is important, especially as the opioid epidemic has worsened and the COVID-19 pandemic has affected people seeking medical care, increased stress levels, and worsened the environments in which many Americans work. dot”.

The researchers note that future studies should focus on the “complex association between back pain, its treatment, mental health, possible disability, and mortality.”

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