Are there links between sitting all day and back pain? Do you know how many times our doctors here at United Joint and Spine Center hear this question? Too many to count!! It is almost a guarantee that all of us whom sit every day in an office setting, behind a desk, driving a vehicle or even watching TV will experience some sort of back pain during their daily routine if you haven’t already.
The More You Know….
- About 80% of Americans experience a back problem at some point in their lives.
- 54% of the people with neck or back pain have had these problems for at least 5 years. (MY question is…WHY???)
- Around 20% of those experiencing acute lower back pain will end up with chronic pain.
- 9 out of 10 of our patients do not know the cause of their lower back pain until they seek help at United Joint and Spine Center
- A sedentary lifestyle is the cause of back pain in 54% of the cases…
- Lower back pain costs the US more than $100 billion every year, according to chronic low back pain statistics.
- About 95% of patients successfully treat their back pain through chiropractic care. Only about 5% of Americans with back pain need surgery
- Regardless of treatment, 90% of lower back pain issues resolve within 6 weeks of chiropractic care
- 37% of US adults say that back pain affects their sleep
- Lower back pain is the leading cause of disability in the world!
- Back problems are among the top 3 reasons people visit the chiropractic office
- 2.6 million Americans visit an emergency room every year due to lower back pain
Many of you that are reading this blog must have some sort of lower back pain. There is no reason to continue with that pain!! Our team at United Joint and Spine Center are here to provide you high quality care and integrity to every patient we treat. We understand that each person is unique, and your care should be too. We provide personal consultations and create a treatment protocol that best fits your individual needs.
So, the question stands… Doesn’t everybody have back pain???
NO, our patients at United Joint and Spine Center are all on their pathway to health and wellness through chiropractic care! Are you ready to join them??
Please feel free to read our 347+ 5 star reviews and decide if YOU are ready to be pain free!
Remember… You are only one adjustment away from making it a great day!!