Low back pain

Rebecca Brown, Avniel Klein, Alex Visco, Joseph E. Herrera

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Abstract

Low back pain (LBP) is the most common musculoskeletal complaint in the general population. It is one of the major reasons patients seek medical evaluation (1), second only to upper respiratory illness (2,3). Approximately 50 to 90% of the adult population will suffer from pain related to their back during their lifetime (4,5). Each year, 15 to 45% of adults suffer LBP, and 1 out of 20 people present to the hospital with a new episode of back pain.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTherapeutic Uses of Botulinum Toxin
PublisherHumana Press
Pages39-59
Number of pages21
ISBN (Print)9781588299147
DOIs
StatePublished - 2007

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