1. “Chronic pain is the most common reason for seeking medical care.” (a.)
2. “Approximately 108 million people in North America and Europe suffer from chronic pain.” (a.)
3. “In the U.S., chronic pain is estimated to affect 100 million adults and costs $560 – 635 billion annually.” (b.)
a.) Virtual Reality Medical Institute, Brussels, Belgium.
b.) University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, United Kingdom.