Adolescents with frequent back pain are more likely to smoke, drink alcohol and have poor mental health, public health researchers say. A study of over 6000 Australian teens found a dose response relationship between the proportion of adolescents who reported smoking, drinking or missing school and increasing frequency of back pain. The study, published in the ...
MSK pain in teens linked to to substance use, poor mental health
By Michael Woodhead
11 Sep 2018