Leg-length inequality in people of working age. The association between mild inequality and low-back pain is questionable.

Abstract

Leg-length inequality was measured from radiographs at the level of the vertices of the femoral heads in 247 men and women aged 35-54 years. Of these, 53 had never had any low-back problem, but they had considerable variation in leg-length inequality (mean SD, 5.5 +/- 4.1 mm; range, up to 20 mm). This group of symptom-free individuals did not differ from a… (More)

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