According to CDC, 54 million people in the U.S. suffer from joint pain or joint disease. The annual cost of treatment amounts to at least 81 billion. Among this population, 60% of U.S. adults are working individuals. By 2040, it is predicted that around 78 million people in the United States will suffer from joint pain.
Another research suggests that around 76.6% of the loss in productivity is not due to absences, but due to reduced performances because of joint pains and headaches.
If you are a working individual with a desk job suffering from backpain due to your 8+ working hours, or a worker suffering from joint pain due to heavy lifting, or a senior citizen who is suffering from arthritis, here is what you need to know.