What are the social barriers to recovery in chronic low back pain (cLBP)?

Updated: Aug 22, 2018
  • Author: Jasvinder Chawla, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Stephen A Berman, MD, PhD, MBA  more...
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Answer

Social barriers to recovery include the following:

  • Job dissatisfaction or conflict

  • Compensated unemployment as a disincentive

  • Family or spousal dynamics

  • Perception of the norm, ie, family history

  • Legal influences

  • Financial security

  • Limited education or vocational potential

  • Age-related factors


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