8 Facts that You Need to know about Bones & Joints
Everyone probably experiences some sort of orthopaedic health issue at some point in their lives, ranging from mild to very serious conditions. So, we should all know as much as possible about our bones and joints.
Recently the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons released some interesting statistics about bone and joint health. You may find some of them to be very surprising. So, take a look through these facts and take measures to prevent them in your lifetime:
Because of bone or joint problems:
of Americans missed work in the past year.
1 out of 3
Americans visited the doctor in the past year.
works days are missed every year.
of all chronic conditions occur.
of New Disability Claims were filed.
of workplace injuries and illnesses that required time off happened.
demand will increase by 174% by 2030
demand will increase by 674% 2030