5 years), while ages of 27 patients (22 females, 5 males) who had actual low back pain
varied between 22 and 30 years (mean 26[+ or -]2.
Although the Low Back Pain
Pilot Project has been under way for nearly a year, it hasn't been advertised widely, "and the council would like to see many more people become aware so they can participate in this project and benefit from its results," Cirullo said.
We designed the Precision Spectra SCS System to achieve even better outcomes when treating low back pain
," said Maulik Nanavaty, president, Neuromodulation, Boston Scientific.
In analyzing the costs associated with low back pain
, a dramatic increase in prescription medication use becomes evident.
The findings show that agricultural sector workers were almost four times as likely to develop low back pain
disability as any other group of workers.
In the present report, we described a thirty-two year old female with low back pain
due to the OCI and we aimed to review the literature and remind the OCI as a cause of back pain.
Other degenerative conditions that can cause serious low back pain
include disc disease, osteoporosis, viral infections, irritation to joints, or congenital abnormalities in the spine.
The Promise study will add to the growing body of evidence supporting Medtronic neurostimulation therapy, a well-established therapeutic approach, for the patients worldwide who continue to experience low back pain
following back surgery.
In this study, 'chronic low back pain
' is defined as pain persisting longer than 3 months as stated in the NZ Acute Low Back Pain
Guidelines, (ACC 2001, Bogduk 2004) and 'interval' as the time period from injury to first treatment at this clinic.
It is true that scans often show structural damage to the spine in people with low back pain
9) the direct and indirect costs of low back pain
, are estimated at $60 billion annually in the United States.
Secondary outcome measures were disability, function, global perceived effect at 1 week, persistent low back pain
at 3 months, and use of additional health care services.