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released: 15 May 2015 author: AIHW

This fact sheet summarises information from the AIHW's online musculoskeletal compendium.

ISSN 1833-0991; ISBN 978-1-74249-725-9; Cat. no. PHE 185; 2pp.; Internet only

Fact sheet


  • What are back problems?
  • Fast Facts
  • Who gets back problems?
  • How do you manage back problems?
  • How do back problems affect quality of life?
  • How much is spent on back problems?
  • What can I do to help prevent back problems?
  • Where can I find out more?
  • Verso details

Recommended citation

AIHW 2015. Back problems: musculoskeletal fact sheet. Arthritis series no. 21. Cat. no. PHE 185. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 24 April 2017 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=60129551044>.

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