Going to the Doctor for Back Pain Can Be a Slippery Slope

May 26, 2014

Back pain is one of the most common health complaints, affecting more than one in four adults every year, and a popular reason for physician visits. But most people recover from back pain whether they’re treated medically or not, says Wolf Mehling, a professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.

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