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October 2014

The High Corporate Costs of Back Pain and How to Control Them

Did you know that U.S. employers spend nearly $30 billion a year just on employee back pain? Back pain is a big expense to companies across industries. Read the Ohio State University Spine Research Institute’s latest infographic: The High Corporate Costs of Back Pain and How to Control Them for insight into the extent of this problem and our thoughts on how to reduce or eliminate them.

You’ll learn things like…

  • Only the common cold exceeds back pain in frequency of complaints to physicians.
  • The average cost of a chronic low back disorder for an employer is $100,000.
  • The total cost of back pain in the U.S. is between $100 and $200 billion.

Check out the infographic to learn more about the costs of back pain to your business. If you read the infographic and want to talk about how you can reduce the burden that … 

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