Impact of waist/hip ratio on the therapeutic efficacy of lumbosacral corsets for chronic muscular low back pain.

@article{Toda2002ImpactOW,
  title={Impact of waist/hip ratio on the therapeutic efficacy of lumbosacral corsets for chronic muscular low back pain.},
  author={Yoshitaka Toda},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic science : official journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association},
  year={2002},
  volume={7 6},
  pages={644-9}
}
  • Yoshitaka Toda
  • Published 2002 in
    Journal of orthopaedic science : official journal…
Aseries of 143 new outpatients who had had chronic low back pain for longer than 3 months, with neither a positive straight leg raise test nor radiographic abnormality including lumbar spondylosis, were treated for 4 weeks with a traditional lumbosacral corset or one with a front-to-back tensile band (extensile corset). Randomization was performed according to birth date. Radiographs were used to analyze the change in sacral inclination angle with and without the respective corset. Central… CONTINUE READING