Low back pain affects over 570 million people worldwide and is a primary cause of disability. Although most individuals improve within the first six weeks of an episode, many have prolonged pain, says recent Australian research. The study suggests that those with acute and subacute back pain that doesn’t recover within 12 weeks should advance their care to prevent chronic pain. Identifying slow recovery in patients with subacute lower back pain is crucial to mitigate the risk of persistent pain.
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