The role of exercise in the prevention and management of acute low back pain.

@article{Dugan2006TheRO,
  title={The role of exercise in the prevention and management of acute low back pain.},
  author={Sheila Ann Dugan},
  journal={Clinics in occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={615-32, vi-vii}
}
The transition from acute pain to chronic pain and onward to disability is burdensome emotionally and financially to individual sufferers, loved ones, employers, and the health care system. Up to 40% of acute low back pain cases can become chronic and lead to disability in some cases. Treatments that reduce risk of chronic pain by successful management of acute low back pain are highly desirable. Prevention of acute low back pain is even more desirable. Exercise has been part of the… CONTINUE READING

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