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Chronic Disability Index for Patients with Low Back Pain

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with low back pain using the simple chronic disability index of Waddell and Main.

Specialty:

Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Orthopedic Surgery
Neurology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, disability and performance

ICD-10:

M54.5

Description:

Waddell and Main used a simple disability index to evaluate patients with low back pain. The authors are from the Western Infirmary in Glasgow, Scotland.

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