Association of low back pain, somatic dysfunction, and lumbar bone mineral density: reproducibility of findings.


CONTEXT Somatic dysfunction as diagnosed by palpation should be associated with an objective measure. Bone mineral density (BMD) has been shown to be elevated in lumbar vertebrae with somatic dysfunction and in the lumbar region of individuals with chronic low back pain (LBP). OBJECTIVE To investigate the association of lumbar somatic dysfunction and BMD… (More)
DOI: 10.7556/jaoa.2014.073

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