Disability resulting from occupational low back pain. Part I: What do we know about primary prevention? A review of the scientific evidence on prevention before disability begins.

@article{Frank1996DisabilityRF,
  title={Disability resulting from occupational low back pain. Part I: What do we know about primary prevention? A review of the scientific evidence on prevention before disability begins.},
  author={John William Frank and Mickey S Kerr and Alan S. Brooker and Suzanne DeMaio and Andreas Maetzel and Harry S. Shannon and Timothy John Sullivan and R. W. Norman and Richard P. Wells},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1996},
  volume={21 24},
  pages={
          2908-17
        }
}
This is the first of two papers that systematically review available scientific evidence on the causes of disability from occupational low back pain, and the effectiveness of interventions to prevent it-before disability begins (primary prevention-Part I) and after its onset (secondary prevention-Part II). This first paper reviews the risk factors for the onset of pain and associated disability followed by a critical summary of intervention studies attempting to achieve prevention and to… CONTINUE READING

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