Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease: Clinical Presentation and Treatment Approaches

@article{Gupta2016LumbarDD,
  title={Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease: Clinical Presentation and Treatment Approaches},
  author={V. Gupta and Sanjeev Attry and Nishtha Vashisth and Ekata Gupta and K. Marwah and S. Bhargav},
  journal={IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences},
  year={2016},
  volume={15},
  pages={12-23}
}
Low back pain (LBP) affects approximately 60-90% of adults during some point in their lives. Fortunately, for the large majority of individuals, symptoms are mild and transient, with 90% subsiding within 6 weeks. Chronic low back pain, defined as pain symptoms persisting beyond 3 months, affects an estimated 20-50% of the population. For the minority with intractable symptoms, the impact on quality of life and economic implications are considerable. Despite the high prevalence of low back pain… Expand
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