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Human Studies

2022 Mar-Apr

Pain Rep



Low back pain definitions: effect on patient inclusion and clinical profiles.


Massé-Alarie H, Angarita-Fonseca A, Lacasse A, Pagé GM, Tétreault P, Fortin M, Léonard G, Stone LS, Roy J-S
Pain Rep. 2022 Mar-Apr; 7(2):e997.
PMID: 35356510.


Numerous definitions of acute low back pain (aLBP) exist. The use of different definitions results in variability in reported prevalence or incidence, conflicting data regarding factors associated with the transition to chronic LBP (cLBP), and hampers comparability among studies.