A recent study from the University of Michigan found that people in low income areas who are under age 50 experience more chronic pain than those who reside in more affluent neighborhoods.
However researchers also concluded that Black people, regardless of where they live, tend to have more chronic pain and disabilities all across the board.
The study’s goal was to examine the role that race and socioeconomic status play in chronic pain. The research was led by University of Michigan pain medicine specialist Dr. Carmen R. Green (pictured), a pain management expert and was published in The Journal of Pain.
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