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Back Pain

Most Americans suffer with back pain at one time or another. In fact, one-half of all working Americans experience back pain at least once each year, contributing to more than 264 million lost work days each year.

Each person experiences back pain differently, and when your back hurts, you may feel pain anywhere from your lower neck all the way down to your tailbone. Sometimes pain occurs suddenly, which is known as acute back pain. Other times, back pain lingers — what’s known as chronic back pain.

In some cases, you may experience other symptoms, too, such as pain radiating down the backside and legs, swelling or redness in the back, stiffness and difficulty moving, problems sleeping or headache.

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