Fast Five Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Mechanical Low Back Pain?

James W. Pritchett, MD

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December 15, 2017

Mechanical low back pain is one of the most common patient complaints expressed to emergency physicians in the United States, accounting for more than 6 million cases annually. Approximately two thirds of adults are affected by mechanical low back pain at some point in their lives, making it the second most common complaint in ambulatory medicine and the third most expensive disorder in terms of healthcare dollars spent, surpassed only by cancer and heart disease. How much do you know about this condition? Test yourself with this quick quiz.

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