Older adult’s experience of chronic low back pain and its implications on their daily life: Study protocol of a systematic review of qualitative research

@article{Wong2018OlderAE,
  title={Older adult’s experience of chronic low back pain and its implications on their daily life: Study protocol of a systematic review of qualitative research},
  author={Arnold Y. L. Wong and Katarina Sj{\"o}gren Forss and Jenny Jakobsson and Veronika Schoeb and Christine Kumlien and Gunilla Borglin},
  journal={Systematic Reviews},
  year={2018},
  volume={7}
}
BackgroundOf various chronic diseases, low back pain (LBP) is the most common and debilitating musculoskeletal condition among older adults aged 65 years or older. While more than 17 million older adults in the USA suffer from at least one episode of LBP annually, approximately six million of them experience chronic LBP that significantly affects their quality of life and physical function. Since many older adults with chronic LBP may also have comorbidities and are more sensitive to pain than… 

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