Lumbar olisthesis and lower back symptoms in elderly white women. The Study of Osteoporotic Fractures.

@article{Vogt1998LumbarOA,
  title={Lumbar olisthesis and lower back symptoms in elderly white women. The Study of Osteoporotic Fractures.},
  author={Molly T. Vogt and David A. Rubin and Romain Valentin and Lisa Palermo and William Fielding Donaldson and M F Nevitt and Jane A. Cauley},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1998},
  volume={23 23},
  pages={2640-7}
}
STUDY DESIGN A Cross-sectional study. OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of lumbar olisthesis among white women aged 65 years and older and its relation to low back pain and back function. BACKGROUND Degenerative changes in the lumbar spine of elderly individuals may affect spinal stability, causing olisthesis (subluxation) of the lumbar spine. Neither the prevalence of this condition in the United States nor its relation to back symptoms has been studied previously. METHODS Lateral… CONTINUE READING

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