Prevalence of low back pain and its related factors among pre-hospital emergency personnel in Iran

@inproceedings{Imani2018PrevalenceOL,
  title={Prevalence of low back pain and its related factors among pre-hospital emergency personnel in Iran},
  author={Ali Imani and Jalal Borna and Ali El Alami and Shahla Khosravan and Hadi Hasankhani and Mostafa Bafandeh Zende},
  year={2018}
}
Introduction Low back pain is one of the most prevalent health problems and has a great impact on the quality of adults’ lives (1). Back pain is accounted for more than 50% of musculoskeletal disorders, causing disability in developed countries, health costs and absenteeism (2). Evidence indicates that the direct cost associated with low back pain is the same as cardiovascular diseases but it is more than other diseases, and its indirect cost is more for diseases like cardiovascular disease… CONTINUE READING

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