Lumbar disc degeneration and genetic factors are the main risk factors for low back pain in women:the UK Twin Spine Study

Livshits, Gregory, Popham, Maria, Malkin, Ida, Sambrook, Philip N, Macgregor, Alex J, Spector, Timothy, Williams, Frances M K and Macgregor, Alexander (2011) Lumbar disc degeneration and genetic factors are the main risk factors for low back pain in women:the UK Twin Spine Study. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 70 (10). pp. 1740-5. ISSN 0003-4967

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Abstract

Low back pain (LBP) is a common musculoskeletal disorder, but it is still unclear which individuals develop it. The authors examined the contribution of genetic factors, lumbar disc degeneration (LDD) and other risk factors in a female sample of the general population. Material and

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: adolescent,adult,aged,aged, 80 and over,cross-sectional studies,diseases in twins,female,genetic predisposition to disease,great britain,humans,intervertebral disc degeneration,low back pain,lumbar vertebrae,magnetic resonance imaging,middle aged,overweight,risk factors,young adult
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2014 13:56
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 22:46
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/47224
DOI: 10.1136/ard.2010.137836

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