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Low Back Pain and Radicular Pain 

Low Back Pain and Radicular Pain
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Low Back Pain and Radicular Pain
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Marc A. Huntoon

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780190217518.003.0019
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date: 22 August 2019

Low back pain is one of the most common pain syndromes in the world and a leading cause of disability and physician visits. Although degenerative disc disease and zygapophyseal joint spondylotic changes are common and lead to more permanent problems such as spinal stenosis, the interplay of biological and psychosocial factors is largely key to the chronification of many back pain disorders.

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