Predicting long-term disability in low back injured workers presenting to a spine consultant.

@article{Lehmann1993PredictingLD,
  title={Predicting long-term disability in low back injured workers presenting to a spine consultant.},
  author={T R Lehmann and Kevin F. Spratt and Kevin K Lehmann},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1993},
  volume={18 8},
  pages={1103-12}
}
Low back pain (LBP) is the most common, costly, and disabling musculoskeletal condition. Although most LBP patients recover within two months, 2-3% eventually develop disabling chronic low back pain (DCLBP). Due to the prevalence of DCLBP problems, models have been developed to predict which acute low back pain patients are predisposed to the problems… CONTINUE READING