Validity of the new Backache Index (BAI) in patients with low back pain.

@article{Farasyn2006ValidityOT,
  title={Validity of the new Backache Index (BAI) in patients with low back pain.},
  author={Andre D Farasyn and Romain Meeusen},
  journal={The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society},
  year={2006},
  volume={6 5},
  pages={
          565-71
        }
}
BACKGROUND CONTEXT The Backache Index (BAI) is applied to patients with low back pain (LBP) in order to help therapists, doctors, and surgeons perform physical examinations easily. It is carried out within a short space of time (<2 min) without using inclinometric instruments. PURPOSE To explore the reliability, validity, and responsiveness of this new Backache Index in patients with LBP, which can fulfil the existing need for a reliable routine examination in the clinical environment… CONTINUE READING
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