Cause or effect? Deconditioning and chronic low back pain

@article{Verbunt2010CauseOE,
  title={Cause or effect? Deconditioning and chronic low back pain},
  author={Jeanine A M C F Verbunt and Rob Smeets and Harriet M. Wittink},
  journal={PAIN},
  year={2010},
  volume={149},
  pages={428-430}
}
Physical inactivity is now universally accepted as the biggest public health problem of the 21st century in Western societies. Physical inactivity and the resulting physical deconditioning are associated with a host of chronic diseases of which non-specific chronic back pain (CLBP) may be one. The deconditioning paradigm hypothesizes that physical inactivity and physical deconditioning not only cause low back pain, but also contribute to ongoing intolerance of physical activities which leads to… CONTINUE READING

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