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Low Back Pain Impairment Score

Purpose:

To evaluate the degree of impairment in a patient with low back pain using the score of Waddell and Main.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage, disability and performance

ICD-10:

M54.5

Description:

Waddell and Main developed a score for calculating impairment associated with low back pain. The authors are from the Western Infirmary in Glasgow, Scotland.

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