Most people with acute low back pain are back at work within a month and fully recover within a few months. According to one study, about a third of patients with uncomplicated low back pain significantly improved after a week; two-thirds recovered by 7 weeks.
However, studies now suggest that up to 75% of patients suffer at least one recurrence of back pain over the course of a year. After 4 years, fewer than half of patients may be symptom-free. Some doctors are approaching the...Read more
Less than 15% of people with rheumatoid arthritis exercise 3 or more times a week That uninspiring statistic comes from a recent... Read more »
Did you know that approximately one-fourth of adults in the United States experience back pain at least once during a three-month time... Read more »
In the 14 years since I was "officially diagnosed" with osteoarthritis, I guess I've been quite lucky. Yes, I have nine artificial joints... Read more »
For the last 15 years, since my official diagnosis with OA, I've been "blessed" with several surgeries and nine artificial joints. This... Read more »