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Physician office visits for low back pain: Frequency, clinical evaluation, and treatment patterns from a U.S national survey


Tags: back pain, pain problems, spine

Three articles on PainSci cite Hart 1995: (1) Reviews of Pain Professions(2) Complete Guide to Low Back Pain(3) Shin Splints Treatment, The Complete Guide

PainSci notes on Hart 1995:

From the abstract: “There were almost 15 million office visits for ‘mechanical’ low back pain in 1990, ranking this problem fifth as a reason for all physician visits.”

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