A new approach to prevent chronic low back pain [ 2013 - 2015 ]

Also known as: Preventing chronic low back pain

Research Grant

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Researchers: A/Pr James Mcauley (Principal investigator) ,  Dr Nicholas Henschke Prof G. Lorimer Moseley Prof Michael Nicholas Prof Kathryn Refshauge

Brief description Eighty percent of adults will suffer back pain at some time during their life. More than one in three will develop chronic back pain and cost Australia about $9 billion per year. We can now identify those who will develop chronic back pain early. This project will test a new method of treating these people who are risk of chronic back pain. We predict that our short and targeted intervention will stop these people from developing of chronic back pain and this will lead to massive savings to the Australian community

Funding Amount $AUD 527,439.48

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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