The hips influence on low back pain: a distal link to a proximal problem.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Low back pain (LBP) is a multifactorial dysfunction, with one of the potential contributing factors being the hip joint. Currently, research investigating the examination and conservative treatment of LBP has focused primarily on the lumbar spine. The objective of this clinical commentary is to discuss the potential link between hip impairments and LBP using current best evidence and the concept of regional interdependence as tools to guide decision making and offer ideas for future research.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Reiman, MP; Weisbach, PC; Glynn, PE

Published Date

  • February 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 18 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 24 - 32

PubMed ID

  • 19321904

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1056-6716

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1123/jsr.18.1.24


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States