TOTBİD Dergisi

TOTBİD Dergisi

2015, Cilt 14, Sayı, 4     (Sayfalar: 242-251)

Algorithm of the diagnosis and management of the low back pain

Vugar Nabiyev 1, Selim Ayhan 2, Emre Acaroğlu 1

1 Ankara Acıbadem Artes Omurga ve Omurilik Merkezi, Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji, Ankara
2 Ankara Acıbadem Artes Omurga ve Omurilik Merkezi, Beyin ve Sinir Cerrahisi, Ankara

DOI: 10.14292/totbid.dergisi.2015.40
Görüntüleme: 820
İndirme : 1864

Low back pain is a common cause of pain and disability. Most of the individuals may experience low back pain at least once in his/her lifetime. Although the specific etiology cannot be assessed in most cases, identifying the risk factors and red flags is crucial for the need for further evaluation, treatment planning, and avoidance of chronic low back pain. Here, the authors briefly review the physicians` role in evaluating, classifying and treating low back pain patients.

Anahtar Kelimeler : low back pain; diagnosis; treatment; algorithm