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Prevalence of chronic non-specific low back pain among caregivers of stroke survivors in Kano, Nigeria and factors associated with it: A cross-sectional study.


Abdullahi A, Aliyu K, Hassan A B, Sokunbi G O, Bello B, Saeys W, Truijen S
Front Neurol. 2022; 13:900308.
PMID: 36277934.


Low back pain (LBP) may have a specific or non-specific cause such as abnormal posture or repetitive tasks. For instance, lifting and transferring patients during caregiving for stroke survivors may predispose the caregivers to LBP.