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Human Studies

2020 Aug 13

Arch Gerontol Geriatr


Moderate or severe low back pain is associated with body mass index amongst community-dwelling older Australians.


Gilmartin-Thomas J F, Cicuttini FM, Owen AJ, Wolfe R, Ernst ME, Nelson MR, Lockery J, Woods RL, Britt C, Liew D, Murray A, Workman B, Ward SA, McNeil JJ
Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2020 Aug 13; 91:104231.
PMID: 32861954.


Low back pain is prevalent in older populations and modifiable risk factors may include being overweight or obese. This study aimed to describe the prevalence and impact of moderate or severe low back pain in community-dwelling older adults and its association with body mass index (BMI).