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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Effects of Physical Activities on Pain and Functional Recovery in Low Back Pain
Principal Investigator:

Pradeep Suri

Location: Seattle, WA
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: April 2020 - March 2024
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $335,676
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Low back pain (LBP) is the #1 cause of disability worldwide and a leading cause among Veterans. LBP has a recurrent course for most individuals, involving the periodic occurrence of new episodes that patients must manage. New LBP episodes therefore are critical juncture points where interventions hold promise for optimizing functional recovery, promoting return to work (RTW), and averting a cascade of downstream consequences such as opioid use, mental health problems, and even the risk of suicid...

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