Journal of Spine

ISSN: 2165-7939

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Lotfi M

West Indies

  • Research Article
    Conservative Management of Acute Lumbar Disc Herniation
    Author(s): Soleimani H, Owlia MB, Dahaj AA, Lotfi M, Dehghan A and Mehrpoor GSoleimani H, Owlia MB, Dahaj AA, Lotfi M, Dehghan A and Mehrpoor G

    Background: Low back pain (LBP) due to acute disc herniation is a common disease bellow the age 45 years of age. Nowadays several types of treatment modalities used to manage these patients. The economic burden of LBP is heavy. LBP rank fifth among category of diseases in cost of hospital care. LBP has higher indirect costs due to absenteeism from work and disability than any other disease. This study was performed to assess the clinical outcomes of non-surgically treatment of LBP patients after six months follow up. Material & methods: Present prospective study was performed among 50 lumbar radicular patients with clinical signs and symptoms of acute lumbar disc herniation (less than three months). Their diagnosis was confirmed by Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) study. The patties were treated conservatively during six months. Study ou.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2165-7939.1000134

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