Many clinicians believe that imaging is necessary to accurately diagnose and manage low back pain.
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) is a condition requiring early detection for appropriate management.
Cervical myelopathy is a degenerative disease that occurs secondary to direct spinal cord compression and compromise of spinal vasculature through a process of gradual spinal canal narrowing.
Neck pain is common and disabling. Associated with poor posture, sedentary work and stress it is long lasting and recurrent.
This article highlights the myths and misunderstandings surrounding the straight leg raise (SLR) test for sciatica.
Obesity and low back pain are equally complex medical conditions with multi-factorial etiologies.
Recognizing that the increasing incidence of obesity coincides with the rising prevalence of LBP, there is growing interest in establishing the relationship between over-weight and back pain.
Low back pain is one of the most common conditions for which patients seek medical attention.
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This article helps clinicians decide on appropriate referral to rehabilitation professionals while answering some of the common questions that clinicians are often asked by low back patients.