An article in JAMA suggests that most back pain is just normal aging, not caused by working. However, despite this finding, some don’t expect much to change:
Still, I am skeptical that anything will happen from this exposÃ©, as too many professionals benefit from the system, including doctors, lawyers and chiropractors. Insurance companies also benefit from this dysfunctional system by collecting a percentage of the cost distributions as a management fee. The higher the costs, the higher the fee.