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Study Shows a Third of Work-Related Disability Comes from Low Back Pain (LBP)

Posted by Shivi Kakar

Sep 9, 2014 10:09:00 AM

According to the Council for Disability Awareness, more than 25 percent of today's 20 year-olds will develop some type of disability before they retire. The overall toll on the individual, the company and the government is substantial. For this reason, legislation and guidelines have been issued and tweaked throughout the decades. The cause and severity of disabilities can vary greatly. However, a recent study sheds light on one major culprit, Low Back Pain (LBP). 

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Topics: Low Back Pain (LBP), Third of Work-Related Disability, workplace injuries and illness

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