Back pain, especially lower back pain, is one of the top causes of disability-adjusted life-years worldwide. Likewise, neck pain is a pervasive issue. Among adults, 60%-80% experience back pain that interferes with daily activities during their lifetime, while 20%-70% will experience neck pain. From poor posture to significant underlying conditions, the treatment of back and neck pain depends on the cause.
Are you familiar with various causes of back and neck pain, as well as key aspects of presentation and best practices for diagnosis and treatment? Refresh and test your knowledge of these common conditions with this quick quiz.
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Cite this: Stephen Kishner. Fast Five Quiz: Back and Neck Pain - Medscape - Jun 11, 2020.