A validity-driven approach to the understanding of the personal and societal burden of low back pain: Development of a conceptual and measurement model

Rachelle Buchbinder, Roy Batterham, Gerald Elsworth, Clermont Dionne, Emma Irvin, Richard Harry Osborne

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While the importance and magnitude of the burden of low back pain upon the individual is well recognized, a systematic understanding of the impact of the condition on individuals is currently hampered by the lack of an organized understanding of what aspects of a person s life are affected and the lack of comprehensive measures for these effects.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1 - 13
Number of pages13
JournalArthritis Research and Therapy
Issue number5 (Art. No: R152)
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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