Low Back Pain: A Scientific and Clinical Overview
James N. Weinstein, Stephen L. Gordon, Joseph A. Buckwalter
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1996 - Medical - 766 pages
This is a convenient review of current scientific and clinical knowledge on low back pain. Be up to date on the epidemiologic, clinical and basic science issues of lumbar radiculopathy, idiopathic low back pain and degenerative stenosis. Expert answers are provided to the practical, clinical questions patients ask regarding these conditions.
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Section One Epidemiologic and Clinical Issues of Lumbar
Biomechanics and Ergonomics in Disk Herniation Accompanied by
SciaticaMargareta Nordin Federico Balagué
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