Back Pain Will be Discussed with Physicians on a Rob Lowe-hosted Episode of "Informed"

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The educational series will discuss this prevalent problem.

While Rob Lowe is a popular actor with many movie titles to his name, he has decided to give some of his star power to educating America by hosting the “Informed” series. The series has a focus on serious issues that afflict society today. Fewer health problems are as prevalent as back pain in the United States. Thus, an upcoming episode will focus on back pain, an issue that affects about 80 percent of Americans in varying degrees of severity.

Low back pain is the leading cause of disability globally according to a recent study. It is also one of the most common reasons why people miss work, thus leading to many lost man-hours. Besides that, it is the second most cited reason for visits to the doctor’s office. It is also known that most back pain problems are not related to any underlying conditions such as cancer, fracture, or infection.

In the US alone, people spend over $50 billion for back pain problems. However, there may be hope for the treatment of the problem, thanks to the development of new technologies and treatment methods. This episode seeks to examine the issue and solutions in close detail.

“Informed” is a public television series that is hosted by Rob Lowe. The series is proofread before being sent out to ensure it meets the set standards on quality. The show has received numerous accolades for the good quality of content that it produces. Many of the PBS Member Stations across the US receive the programming.

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