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2019 Mar 11

Curr Pain Headache Rep



Low Back Pain, a Comprehensive Review: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Treatment.


Urits I, Burshtein A, Sharma M, Testa L, Gold PA, Orhurhu V, Viswanath O, Jones MR, Sidransky MA, Spektor B, Kaye AD
Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2019 Mar 11; 23(3):23.
PMID: 30854609.


Low back pain encompasses three distinct sources: axial lumbosacral, radicular, and referred pain. Annually, the prevalence of low back pain in the general US adult population is 10-30%, and the lifetime prevalence of US adults is as high as 65-80%.