FINANCIAL BURDEN ON PATIENTS AVAILING TREATMENT FOR BACK PAIN
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2023, Volume 10, Issue 1, Pages 3607-3614
AbstractBack painis one of the most common syndromes and it represents a challenge for the medical community. Back pain is a painful clinical, bio psychosocial syndrome with multiple etiologies, causing limitation of current activities and disability. Back pain causes activity limitation which results in work absenteeism, premature retirements, insurance claims and psychological stress on the individual suffering from back pain. The high prevalence rate and effect on sick leave and health care costs on the financial impact of back pain is substantial in western countries.
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