lumbago

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lumbago

pain in the lower back; backache affecting the lumbar region

lumbago

[‚ləm′bā‚gō]
(medicine)
Backache in the lumbar or lumbosacral region.
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Studies evaluating acetaminophen use for low back pain showed no benefit over placebo.
Many researchers stated that one of the hallmark characteristics of non-specific chronic low back pain is the weakness of the spinal musclar chain (Ito et al., 1996; McKeon et al., 2006).
Low back pain in school-age children: risk factors, clinical features and diagnostic managment.
Given the lack of literature regarding the association between low back pain and depressive and somatization symptoms in an emerging Canadian adult population, the purpose of the present study was to investigate these associations in a sample of first year students at a Canadian university.
Among the cohort of patients with chronic low back pain who were taking opioids, a majority experienced substantial (50%) reductions in opioid consumption both during treatment and for at least three months following PNS treatment with the SPRINT PNS System.
There is high prevalence of Low back Pain in the population.
"Type 2 diabetes and low back pain both have a strong relationship with obesity and lack of physical activity, so a logical progression of this research might be to examine these factors in more detail.
They recommend considering nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or skeletal muscle relaxants for patients who want medications for acute or subacute low back pain. There is moderate-quality evidence that NSAIDs confer a small analgesic benefit, compared with placebo, but their renal and gastrointestinal risks call for careful patient selection and use of the lowest possible doses and treatment durations, the authors emphasized.
Prevalence of and screening for serious spinal pathology in patients presenting to primary care settings with acute low back pain. Arthritis & Rheumatology.