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2020 Feb

Musculoskelet Sci Pract


Perception of verticality is altered in people with severe chronic low back pain compared to healthy controls: A cross-sectional study.


People with chronic low back pain (CLBP) have abnormal lumbar proprioception, which increases their reliance on visual input to maintain body verticality. Maintaining verticality is important for spatial orientation, balance and movement coordination. It is unknown if these patients also have altered perception of verticality.