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Midlife Back Pain Traced to Heavy Physical Work Habits in Youth

Young adults with jobs that involve heavy lifting and forceful movements might be at higher risk for back pain later in life, a study from Finland suggests. “When you’re young, you do things your own way, you muscle your way …

Why Back Surgery Rates Vary by Location

The probability of injured workers getting back surgery depends on the area of the country in which they seek treatment for their back pain. According to a Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) study, “Why Surgery Rates Vary,” back pain is …