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Tackling depression may fix back pain

Around 61,200 cases of lower back pain in Australia could partially be attributed to depression, researchers say. Their meta-analysis and systematic review of 11 studies involving over 23,000 people found people with depression had an increased risk of lower back pain (OR 1.59 CI 1.26-2.01). The risk was higher in people with more severe depression (OR ...

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