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Chronic Low Back Pain Is on the Rise

Doubling of rate in North Carolina may mimic rest of nationPosted February 10, 2009 By Carolyn ColwellHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 10 (HealthDay News) — A North Carolina study finds that the rate of chronic low back pain has more than doubled in that state since the early 1990s — a statistic the authors say might reflect what’s happening in the …

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