New Spine-health.com Survey Shows 50% of Workers Absent 10 or More Days in Past Year Due to Back Pain

MarketWatch
July 24, 2008
CHICAGO, Jul 24, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) — A new online survey by Spine-health ( www.spine-health.com) shows that back and neck pain and their related health problems are causing productivity troubles at the workplace. The Spine-health.com survey of more than 750 respondents found that 50 percent reported missing work for 10 or more days due to back-related problems. Another 29 percent of respondents said chronic pain kept them off the job for as many as nine days over the last year, according to the survey. Spine-health.com is a 2,000 page online resource written and reviewed by doctors for patients with back pain, chronic pain, and related health issues. More…

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