In Spain, 50% of the consultations made to the Primary Care doctor are due to pain, being the most frequent cause of medical consultation. According to the 2020 Pain Barometer*, 93% of Spaniards have suffered some type of pain during the last year. Of these, 34% say they feel pain on a daily basis. And according to the Spanish Pain Society, chronic pain affects approximately 17-18% of the population. *Study: Barometer of pain, carried out by the company GSK.
The most frequent causes of chronic pain in Spain are: musculoskeletal pain (30-40% back pain, 15-20% neck and shoulder strong>, 10%-15% of knee), most frequently caused by osteoarthritis and, also, by arthritis and fibromyalgia< /strong>. Other frequent pains are headaches and neuralgia. The prevalence of pain increases with age, being present in 50-80% of those over 65 years old. On many occasions there is an associated inflammatory component, so helping to reduce inflammation improves pain.
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