Acute Low Back Pain - It won't last long.
Evidence from a recent study
An episode of acute low back pain (ALBP) can have significant psychosocial implications for the sufferer. It can engender a strong sense of fear, particularly in those for whom it is their first episode. The belief that LBP is associated with long-term disability is common in first-time patients, and even in many who have recovered. Luckily, anecdotal and research evidence paints a different picture. The prognosis is good for all but a small percentage of people. Full recover