low-back pain

low-back pain

pain in lumbar and sacral areas; often linked to pathomechanical defects of lower limb and/or foot (e.g. excess foot pronation, reduced shock absorption)
References in periodicals archive ?
Low-back pain has been the leading cause of disability worldwide.
In a study published in the February 2014 edition of Scientific World Journal, researchers investigated whether chronic low-back pain therapy with massage therapy alone was as effective as combining it with non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs.
LOW-back pain is the most common complaint that we see in the Physiotherapy Clinic, and this is not surprising when you examine the statistics.
MUSCAT: First-ever study into the prevalence of nerve pain in adults suffering from chronic low-back pain in the Gulf has revealed that neuropathic pain is present in 55 per cent of all such cases, making it more common than the nociceptive pain.
Neuropathic pain is present in 55 per cent of all cases of chronic low-back pain, making it more common than nociceptive pain, said a study.
Chronic low-back pain, psychologic distress, and illness behavior.
True acupuncture and sham acupuncture both were much more effective against chronic low-back pain than was conventional treatment in a large clinical trial comparing the three approaches.
More than a quarter, or 26%, of medical episodes leading to a disability claim stem from chronic health issues such as heart disease, diabetes and low-back pain.
Rates of low-back pain in children are approaching those seen in adults," Negrini and this colleagues note.