Risk Factors Associated With Transition From Acute to Chronic Low Back Pain in US Patients Seeking Primary Care

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By chris@csa.co.za June 23, 2021 12:31

Risk Factors Associated With Transition From Acute to Chronic Low Back Pain in US Patients Seeking Primary Care

Acute low back pain(LBP)is highly prevalent, with a presumed favorable prognosis; however, once chronic, LBP becomes a disabling and expensive condition. Acute to chronic LBP transition rates vary widely owing to absence of standardized operational definitions, and it is unknown whether a standardized prognostic tool (ie, Subgroups for Targeted Treatment Back tool [SBT]) can estimate this transition or whether early non–guideline concordant treatment is associated with the transition to chronic LBP.

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By chris@csa.co.za June 23, 2021 12:31

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