[Chronic low back pain: definition and treatment].

@article{Rozenberg2008ChronicLB,
  title={[Chronic low back pain: definition and treatment].},
  author={Sylvie Rozenberg},
  journal={La Revue du praticien},
  year={2008},
  volume={58 3},
  pages={265-72}
}
The definition of the chronic lower back pain is established by the persistence of pain beyond 3 months of symptoms. Very often, the pain is "non specific", meaning related to a mechanical origin. The main factors inducing the pain to become chronic are individual factors, psychological factors or socio-professional factors. The socio-professional factors are often much more influential than the physical factors. The overwhelming element of treatment is physical exercise. Other methods of… CONTINUE READING