• Back Pain Categorization

Categorization
CATEGORY Diseases of the Skeletal System
SYSTEM Skeletal System
ORGAN Spine, Vertebrae
ALTERNATE NAMES/COMMON NAMES Low Back pain, Lumbago
NAMES IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES

Hindi- Pith dard, kamar dard

French- mal au dos

Spanish- dolor de espalda

ICD 10 CLASSIFICATION M54.5
WORLD STATISTICS

Back pain affects 8 out of 10 people at some point during their lives.

National Institute of Health Statistics survey indicated that low back pain was the most common (27%), followed by severe headache or migraine pain (15%), neck pain (15%) and facial ache or pain (4%).

INDIAN STATISTICS

In India, nearly 60 percent of the people have significant back pain at some time or the other in their life..

Backache is more common in Indian women (52.9%) than men (28.4%)

MOST PREVALENT IN Worldwide prevalence
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