Authors: Fred Kahn, MD, FRCS(c) and Michael Patterson, MSc
Source: Dynamic Chiropractic July 15, 2009, Vol. 27, Issue 15
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Low back pain has obvious lifestyle and financial burdens; when it is accompanied by
radiation of pain and numbness in the lower extremities, it can be truly debilitating.
Lumbar disc herniations account for only 4 percent of low back pain patients but account
for a high percentage of low back pain costs.