Laser Spine Institute Calculates Toll on Quality of Life for Back Pain Patients

Conservative treatments for back pain can cost individuals up to $3,315 over nine years, according to an infographic by Tampa, Fla.-based Laser Spine Institute.

Back pain can take a huge toll on sufferers. According to the infographic:

•    The average number of years a person is in pain before undergoing back surgery is nine.
•    A person can lose up to 12,672 hours of sleep in nine years, which is four hours of sleep each night, due to back pain.
•    A person can miss up to 63 days of work due to back pain.

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