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Low back pain: guidelines for the clinical classification of predominant neuropathic, nociceptive, or central sensitization pain.

@article{Nijs2015LowBP,
  title={Low back pain: guidelines for the clinical classification of predominant neuropathic, nociceptive, or central sensitization pain.},
  author={J. Nijs and A. Apeldoorn and H. Hallegraeff and J. Clark and R. Smeets and Annaleen Malfliet and Enrique L Girb{\'e}s and M. De Kooning and K. Ickmans},
  journal={Pain physician},
  year={2015},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={
          E333-46
        }
}
  • J. Nijs, A. Apeldoorn, +6 authors K. Ickmans
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Pain physician
  • BACKGROUND Low back pain (LBP) is a heterogeneous disorder including patients with dominant nociceptive (e.g., myofascial low back pain), neuropathic (e.g., lumbar radiculopathy), and central sensitization pain. [...] Key MethodSTUDY DESIGN Narrative review and expert opinion SETTING Universities, university hospitals and private practices METHODS Recently, a clinical method for the classification of central sensitization pain versus neuropathic and nociceptive pain was developed.Expand Abstract
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