Test Your IQ With Our Back Pain Quiz

Category: Back Pain | Author: Stefano Sinicropi | Date: August 29, 2017

Back Pain Quiz

One of the best ways to prevent spine pain from developing is to have a thorough knowledge about what contributes to back pain and how to care for your spine. So today, we thought it would be a good idea to test your knowledge of all things spine with a little quiz. How many of these 10 questions can you answer correctly?

Back pain is the ________ cause of disability in the world.

  1. Leading
  2. Second Leading
  3. Third Leading
  4. Fifth Leading

Roughly ____ of all working people experience back pain every year.

  1. 25%
  2. 50%
  3. 75%
  4. 90%

Americans spend at least ____ a year on treating spine pain and spinal conditions.

  1. $50 Million
  2. $150 Million
  3. $10 Billion
  4. $50 Billion

Use ____ to treat spinal area swelling and use _____ to treat spinal muscle spasms.

  1. Heat, Ice
  2. Ice, Heat

How many spinal discs does the average person have?

  1. 16
  2. 23
  3. 30
  4. 36

Which of these is NOT a main function of your spinal column?

  1. Support your body’s weight.
  2. Provide flexibility for movement.
  3. Protect nerve roots and spinal cord.
  4. Help blood flow to your extremities.

The most common cause of spinal cord injuries is?

  1. Car accidents
  2. Athletic activity
  3. Natural aging
  4. Falls

You can help prevent spine pain by:

  1. Maintaining a healthy weight
  2. Eating a healthy diet
  3. Getting regular exercise
  4. All of the above

All of the following are benefits of minimally invasive spine surgery, except:

  1. It reduces the likelihood of complications.
  2. Doctors can better visualize the site than in an open operation.
  3. Recovery time is quicker than for an open operation.
  4. There is a smaller scar than in an open operation.

If you are experiencing acute or chronic back pain, you should:

  1. Power through it like nothing is wrong.
  2. Enter a weightlifting competition.
  3. Lay in bed all day.
  4. Call Dr. Sinicropi’s office to get on the path to recovery!

Answers: 1-A (Leading) 2-B (50%) 3-D ($50 Billion) 4-B (Ice, heat) 5-B (23) 6-D (Help blood flow to extremities) 7-A (Car Accidents) 8-D (All of the above) 9-B (Doctors can better visualize the site) 10-D (Call Dr. Sinicropi)

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