Low back pain in schoolchildren: the role of mechanical and psychosocial factors.

@article{Watson2003LowBP,
  title={Low back pain in schoolchildren: the role of mechanical and psychosocial factors.},
  author={Kath D. Watson and Ann C Papageorgiou and Gareth T. Jones and Stewart W Taylor and Deborah P M Symmons and Alan Jonathan Silman and G J Macfarlane},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={2003},
  volume={88 1},
  pages={12-7}
}
BACKGROUND Low back pain (LBP) in schoolchildren with no apparent clinical cause is known to be a common problem, but considerably less is understood regarding the aetiology of such pain. AIM To assess the role of both mechanical and psychosocial factors (including emotional and behavioural problems and other somatic pain complaints) in childhood LBP. METHODS A cross sectional study was carried out in a population of 1446 schoolchildren aged 11-14 years. Information on these potential risk… CONTINUE READING
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