Effects of culture on back pain in Australian aboriginals.

@article{Honeyman1996EffectsOC,
  title={Effects of culture on back pain in Australian aboriginals.},
  author={Peter Honeyman and E. T. A. F. Jacobs},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1996},
  volume={21 7},
  pages={841-3}
}
STUDY DESIGN A cross-sectional survey was conducted. OBJECTIVES To describe the occurrence of back pain and associated behaviors and disabilities in a semitraditional Australian aboriginal community. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA There are few studies of back pain in isolated and nonindustrial societies. METHODS The authors lived with, observed, and interviewed most adult members of a small aboriginal community and placed information about spinal pain in context of aboriginal beliefs and… CONTINUE READING
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