High Impact Rheumatology. Evaluation and Management of Low Back Pain. *. Back Pain in the Primary Care Clinic. 90% of low back pain is “mechanical” Injury to muscles, ligaments, bones, disks Spontaneous resolution is the rule Nonmechanical causes uncommon but don’t miss them!
Evaluation and Management of Low Back Pain
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