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2022 May 18

J Orthop Sports Phys Ther

Recurrence of an episode of low back pain: an inception cohort study in emergency departments.


Medeiros F C, da Costa L C M, Pena Costa L O, Oliveira I S, da Silva T
J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2022 May 18:1-24.
PMID: 35584012.


To (i) determine the one-year estimate of recurrence of low back pain (LBP) in a cohort of people presenting to emergency departments who have recently recovered from an episode of acute LBP in a middle-income country, (ii) estimate a recurrence of LBP stratified by the STarT Back Screening Tool (SBST), and (iii) determine prognostic factors for recurrence of LBP.