Study: Women with disabling back pain face increased risk of death

08/4/2014 | MedWire News (U.K.)

A U.K. study in the European Journal of Pain found that older women who suffered from disabling back pain had a 1.4% higher risk of death than did those with no back pain. The findings appeared to be limited to women, according to researchers. The likelihood of experiencing disabling back pain increased with age; women older than 90 had more than double the likelihood of such pain than did those 70 to 79 years of age.

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