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An estimated 54 million Americans have osteoporosis and low bone mass. Osteoporosis, which means “porous bones,” refers to a bone disease that occurs when the body loses too much bone, doesn’t make enough bone, or both.
The most widely shared statistic regarding back pain is that an estimated 80% of adults will experience low back pain at some point in their lifetimes. But, considering this accounts for a broad range of time, let’s put it in a different context.
Each year, osteoporosis causes more than 8.9 million fractures worldwide. Due to lower bone density, the disease affects an estimated 200 million women, many of which are also diagnosed with spine conditions.