A holistic approach to low back pain - Volume 2, Issue 2

A holistic approach to low back pain - Volume 2, Issue 2

Chronic low back pain is a leading cause of disability, suffering and work absenteeism with nearly four million Australians reporting back pain each year resulting in direct costs of AUD 1.2 billion and indirect costs (lost productivity) estimated at AUD 9 billion.

This newsletter aims to promote communication between general practitioners and other health professionals and the team at Spine Service who deal with this challenging problem. For more information about Spine Service log on to www.spine-service.org.

Chronic low back pain is a leading cause of disability, suffering and work absenteeism with nearly four million Australians reporting back pain each year resulting in direct costs of AUD 1.2 billion and indirect costs (lost productivity) estimated at AUD 9 billion.

This newsletter aims to promote communication between general practitioners and other health professionals and the team at Spine Service who deal with this challenging problem. For more information about Spine Service log on to www.spine-service.org.

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