The epidemiology of low back pain in primary care

@article{Kent2005TheEO,
  title={The epidemiology of low back pain in primary care},
  author={P. Kent and J. Keating},
  journal={Chiropractic \& Osteopathy},
  year={2005},
  volume={13},
  pages={13 - 13}
}
This descriptive review provides a summary of the prevalence, activity limitation (disability), care-seeking, natural history and clinical course, treatment outcome, and costs of low back pain (LBP) in primary care.LBP is a common problem affecting both genders and most ages, for which about one in four adults seeks care in a six-month period. It results in considerable direct and indirect costs, and these costs are financial, workforce and social. Care-seeking behaviour varies depending on… Expand

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