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"At least half of the adult population at some time in their lives is incapacitated with low back pain. "In Washington state although the average industrial claim was 25.7 days, the average days lost per back claim were 123." These statistics quoted from the section on lumbar disc disease emphasize what almost every physician knows from his practice, that backache and neck pain are common complaints that frustrate both patient and doctor with their resistance to treatment. One turns to this review of the spine and its diseases in hope of help.
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The Spine.. Ann Intern Med. 1975;83:921. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-83-6-921_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1975;83(6):921.
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