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2021 Dec 31

Folia Med (Plovdiv)



Efficacy of Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis for the Evaluation of Physical Impairment in Chronic Low Back Pain. Results from a Cohort Study.


Kechagias D, Chatzipapas C, Karaglani M, Tilkeridis K, Ververidis A, Drosos G
Folia Med (Plovdiv). 2021 Dec 31; 63(6):919-927.
PMID: 35851228.


Determining the effect of body composition on chronic low back pain seems to have the potential to improve our understanding of its mechanism and to develop novel preventive and therapeutic approaches. Aim: The purpose of the present study was to assess by electrical impedance the composition of lower extremities of individuals with chronic low back pain.