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Mechanical Low Back Pain

Mechanical Low back pain (LBP) or lumbago is pain that is localized to one side of the back which does not radiate below the knee. LBP remains the second most common reason patients see a physician in the United States. It is also the most common cause of disability for people younger than 45 years old and the third most common cause of disability in individuals older than 45 years. Approximately 60-80% of people in the United States will experience low back pain in their lifetime. [more...]

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