Chronic Pain

Lower back & neck pain is the
#1 CHRONIC PAIN CONDITION
in the World:

  • Low back pain increased by 77% between 1990 and 2010 in Middle East and North Africa (nearly double the global rate of increase).
  • Low back and other musculoskeletal disorders increased the most in the Middle East and North Africa between 1990 and 2010 (vs other non-communicable diseases).
  • 100 million U.S. adults (40% of adult population) have chronic pain at some time in their life
  • ~$300 billion in direct medical costs & ~$300 billion in lost economic productivity in U.S. annually
  • Chronic pain affects more Americans than heart disease, cancer and diabetes combined

Lower back & neck pain is the
#1 REASON FOR DISABILITY
in the World:

  • #1 condition in Middle East and North Africa
  • #1 condition in United States & Canada
  • Top condition in all the KKT markets