Low Back Pain: Dissecting the Disability

April 19, 2018
Steven A. King, MD, MS
Steven A. King, MD, MS

Low back pain is a common disability, but how much do we really know about it? Test your LBP knowledge with our 11-question quiz. 

Low back pain affects millions and cuts across age, socioeconomic status, and gender. While most patients with new episodes of low back pain recover rather quickly, recurrence is common and in some, pain can become persistent and disabling. and can even become persistant and disabling. This common and complicated condition was the subject of a 2-part series published in the The Lancet.