Evaluation of functional results according to body mass index in patients with acute non-specific low back pain


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Yildirim Y., KARA B., GENÇ A., Baskurt Z., Baskurt F., Erbayraktar S.

JOURNAL OF BACK AND MUSCULOSKELETAL REHABILITATION, vol.20, pp.49-53, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.3233/bmr-2007-202-301
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF BACK AND MUSCULOSKELETAL REHABILITATION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.49-53
  • Keywords: acute low back pain, function, quality of life, QUALITY-OF-LIFE, SCREENING QUESTIONNAIRE, OVERWEIGHT
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: The aim of our study was to detect the factors which might affect the recovery of the patients with Acute Non-Specific Low Back Pain [ANSLBP] according to their Body Mass Index [BMI], and to determine the effects of these factors on disability and the perceived functional level with quality of life.