Lumbar DDx – Chronic LBP

“Selling” chronic pain: physiotherapists’ lived experiences of communicating the diagnosis of chronic nonspecific lower back pain to their patients.

Sullivan N MSc, BSc (hons), MCSP, Hebron C PhD, MSc, PGCert, BSc (hons), MMACP, MCSP, Vuoskoski P PhD, MSc, PT, MCSP. Physiother Theory Pract. 2019 Nov 20:1-20. doi: 10.1080/09593985.2019.1672227.

AAPT Diagnostic Criteria for Chronic Low Back Pain.

Markman JD, Czerniecka-Foxx K, Khalsa PS, Hayek SM, Asher AL, Loeser JD, Chou R. J Pain. 2020 Feb 6. pii: S1526-5900(20)30009-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2020.01.008.

Associations between Trunk Extension Endurance and Isolated Lumbar Extension Strength in Both Asymptomatic Participants and Those with Chronic Low Back Pain.

Conway R, Behennah J, Fisher J, Osborne N, Steele J. Healthcare (Basel). 2016 Sep 19;4(3). pii: E70. doi: 10.3390/healthcare4030070.

Big Five Personality Traits and Disabling Chronic Low Back Pain: Association with Fear-Avoidance, Anxious and Depressive Moods

Ibrahim ME, Weber K, Courvoisier DS, Genevay S. Journal of Pain Research 2020, 13:745-754. 14 April 2020. DOI: 10.2147/JPR.S237522

Big Five Personality Traits and Disabling Chronic Low Back Pain: Association with Fear-Avoidance, Anxious and Depressive Moods

Ibrahim ME, Weber K, Courvoisier DS, Genevay S. Journal of Pain Research 2020, 13:745-754. 14 April 2020. DOI: 10.2147/JPR.S237522

Body image is more negative in patients with chronic low back pain than in patients with subacute low back pain and healthy controls.

Levenig CG, Kellmann M, Kleinert J, Belz J, Hesselmann T, Hasenbring MI. Scand J Pain. 2018 Sep 8. pii: /j/sjpain.ahead-of-print/sjpain-2018-0104/sjpain-2018-0104.xml. doi: 10.1515/sjpain-2018-0104.

Can a back pain screening tool help classify patients with acute pain into risk levels for chronic pain?

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25381748

Chronic low back pain is highly individualised: patterns of classification across three unidimensional subgrouping analyses

Rabey, Martin.  Smith, Anne. Kent, Peter. Beales, Darren. Slater, Helen. O’Sullivan, Peter. Scandinavian Journal of Pain. 06/29/2019. DOI: 10.1515/sjpain-2019-0073

Chronic low back pain patients walk with locally altered spinal kinematics

  Guillaume Christe, François Kade, Brigitte M. Jolles, Julien Favre. Journal of Biomechanics. July 5, 2017. DOI:10.1016/j.jbiomech.2017.06.042

Clinical assessments can discriminate altered body perception in patients with unilateral chronic low back pain, but not differences between affected and unaffected side.

Meier R, Iten P, Luomajoki H. Musculoskelet Sci Pract. 2018 Dec 21;39:136-143. doi: 10.1016/j.msksp.2018.12.006.

Clinical assessments can discriminate altered body perception in patients with unilateral chronic low back pain, but not differences between affected and unaffected side.

Meier R, Iten P, Luomajoki H. Musculoskelet Sci Pract. 2018 Dec 21;39:136-143. doi: 10.1016/j.msksp.2018.12.006.

Contribution of COMT and BDNF Genotype and Expression to the Risk of Transition from Acute to Chronic Low Back Pain.

Baumbauer KM, Ramesh D, Perry M, Carney KB, Julian T, Glidden N, Dorsey SG, Starkweather AR, Young EE. Clin J Pain. 2020 Feb 19. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0000000000000819.

Decreased food pleasure and disrupted satiety signals in chronic low back pain.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24384160

Development of a risk stratification and prevention index for stratified care in chronic low back pain. Focus: yellow flags (MiSpEx network)

Wippert, Pia-Maria; Puschmann, Anne-Katrin; Drießlein, David; More. PAIN Reports. 2(6):e623, November/December 2017. doi: 10.1097/PR9.0000000000000623

Development of a risk stratification and prevention index for stratified care in chronic low back pain. Focus: yellow flags (MiSpEx network).

Wippert, Pia-Maria; Puschmann, Anne-Katrin; Drießlein, David. PAIN Reports. September 28, 2017. doi: 10.1097/PR9.0000000000000623

Difference between subjects in early chronic phase of low back pain with and without neuropathic component: observational cross sectional study.

Djordjevic OC, Konstantinovic LM, Miljkovic N. Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2018 Oct 22. doi: 10.23736/S1973-9087.18.05226-7.

Differential Impact of Patient Weight on Pain-Related Judgments About Male and Female Chronic Low Back Pain Patients.

Miller MM, Allison A, Trost Z, De Ruddere L, Wheelis T, Goubert L, Hirsh AT. J Pain. 2017 Sep 22. pii: S1526-5900(17)30717-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2017.09.001.

Differing Psychologically Derived Clusters in People With Chronic Low Back Pain are Associated With Different Multidimensional Profiles.

Rabey M, Smith A, Beales D, Slater H, O’Sullivan P. Clin J Pain. 2016 Feb

Disrupted Self-Perception in People With Chronic Low Back Pain. Further Evaluation of the Fremantle Back Awareness Questionnaire.

Wand BM, Catley MJ, Rabey MI, O’Sullivan PB, O’Connell NE, Smith AJ. J Pain. 2016 Jun 18. pii: S1526-5900(16)30085-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2016.06.003.

Do older adults with chronic low back pain differ from younger adults in regards to baseline characteristics and prognosis?

Manogharan S, Kongsted A, Ferreira ML, Hancock MJ. Eur J Pain. 2017 Mar 14. doi: 10.1002/ejp.989.

Does Familial Aggregation of Chronic Low Back Pain Affect Recovery?: A Population-Based Twin Study.

Zadro JR, Shirley D, Sánchez-Romera JF, Ordoñana JR, Ferreira PH. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 Sep 1;42(17):1295-1301. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000002075.

Does sensorimotor incongruence trigger pain and sensory disturbances in people with chronic low back pain? A randomised cross-over experiment.

Don S, Venema M, De Kooning M, van Buchem B, Nijs J, Voogt L. J Pain. 2018 Oct 5. pii: S1526-5900(18)30676-X. doi: 10.1016/j.jpain.2018.09.011.

Epidemiology of chronic low back pain in US adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2009-2010.

Shmagel A, Foley R, Ibrahim H. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2016 Mar 18 Decreased food pleasure and disrupted satiety signals in chronic low back pain.

Evaluation of the Correlation of Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Electrodiagnostic Findings in Chronic Low Backache Patients.

Singh R, Yadav SK, Sood S, Yadav RK, Rohilla R. Asian J Neurosurg. 2018 Oct-Dec;13(4):1078-1083. doi: 10.4103/ajns.AJNS_169_17.

Fear of movement is not associated with objective and subjective physical activity levels in chronic non-specific low back pain.

Carvalho FA, Maher CG, Franco MR, Morelhão PK, Oliveira CB, Silva FG, Pinto RZ. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2016 Oct 3. pii: S0003-9993(16)31138-8. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2016.09.115.

Feeling stiffness in the back: a protective perceptual inference in chronic back pain

Tasha R. Stanton, G. Lorimer Moseley, Arnold Y. L. Wong & Gregory N. Kawchuk. Nature, Scientific Reports. 29th Aug, 2017. doi:10.1038/s41598-017-09429-1

From acute to persistent low back pain: a longitudinal investigation of somatosensory changes using quantitative sensory testing—an exploratory study

Marcuzzi, Anna; Wrigley, Paul J.; Dean, Catherine M. PAIN Reports. March 05, 2018.  doi: 10.1097/PR9.0000000000000641

Group and Individual-level Change on Health-related Quality of Life in Chiropractic Patients with Chronic Low Back or Neck Pain.

Hays RD, Spritzer KL, Sherbourne CD, Ryan GW, Coulter ID. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2018 Oct 11. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000002902.

Hip Symptoms, Physical Performance and Health Status in Older Adults with Chronic Low Back Pain: A Preliminary Investigation

Gregory E. Hicks, J. Megan Sions, Teonette O. Velasco. Arch Phys Med and Rehab. October 27, 2017. DOI:10.1016/j.apmr.2017.10.006

Identification of subgroups of inflammatory and degenerative MRI findings in the spine and sacroiliac joints: a latent class analysis of 1037 patients with persistent low back pain.

Arnbak B, Jensen RK, Manniche C, Hendricks O, Kent P, Jurik AG, Jensen TS. Arthritis Res Ther. 2016 Oct 13;18(1):237.

Illness Perceptions Explain the Variance in Functional Disability, but Not Habitual Physical Activity, in Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain: A Cross-Sectional Study.

Leysen M, Nijs J, Van Wilgen CP, Struyf F, Meeus M, Fransen E, Demoulin C, Smeets RJEM, Roussel NA. Pain Pract. 2017 Sep 15. doi: 10.1111/papr.12642.

Implicit evaluations and physiological threat responses in people with persistent low back pain and fear of bending

J.P. Caneiro, Peter O’Sullivan, Anne Smith, G. Lorimer Moseley, Ottmar V. Lipp. Scandinavian Journal of Pain. October 21, 2017. DOI:10.1016/j.sjpain.2017.09.012

Individuals’ explanations for their persistent or recurrent low back pain: a cross-sectional survey

Jenny Setchell, Nathalia Costa, Manuela Ferreira, Joanna Makovey, Mandy Nielsen and Paul W. Hodges. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 17 November 2017. Doi:10.1186/s12891-017-1831-7

Influences of lumbar disc herniation on the kinematics in multi-segmental spine, pelvis, and lower extremities during five activities of daily living.

Kuai S, Zhou W, Liao Z, Ji R, Guo D, Zhang R, Liu W. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2017 May 25;18(1):216. doi: 10.1186/s12891-017-1572-7.

Low back pain patterns over one year among 842 workers in the DPhacto study and predictors for chronicity based on repetitive measurements.

Lagersted-Olsen J, Bay H, Jørgensen MB, Holtermann A, Søgaard K. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2016 Nov 3;17(1):453.

Lumbar motion changes in chronic low back pain patients: a secondary analysis of data from a randomized clinical trial

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24607844

Lumbar muscle structure and function in chronic versus recurrent low back pain: a cross-sectional study

Dorien Goubert, Robby De Pauw, Mira Meeus, Tine Willems, Barbara Cagnie, Stijn Schouppe, Jessica Van Oosterwijck, Evy Dhondt, Lieven Danneels. The Spine Journal April 26, 2017 DOI:10.1016/j.spinee.2017.04.025

Measuring participation in chronic back pain patients – the 5-item pain disability index.

McKillop AB, Carroll LJ, Dick BD, Battié MC. Spine J. 2017 Jul 20. pii: S1529-9430(17)30493-X. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2017.07.172.

Narratives of life with long-term low back pain: A follow up interview study

Sanne Angel, Lone Donbæk Jensen, Thomas Maribo, Birgitte Krøis Gonge, Niels Buus. Scandinavian Journal of Pain. October 17, 2017. DOI:10.1016/j.sjpain.2017.09.018

Neuromuscular adaptations predict functional disability independently of clinical pain and psychological factors in patients with chronic non-specific low back pain.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24837629

Pain and Pain-Related Disability Associated With Proprioceptive Impairment in Chronic Low Back Pain Patients: A Systematic Review.

Ghamkhar L, Kahlaee AH. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2019 Apr 24. pii: S0161-4754(18)30162-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2018.10.004.

Pain and Pain-Related Disability Associated With Proprioceptive Impairment in Chronic Low Back Pain Patients: A Systematic Review.

Ghamkhar L, Kahlaee AH. J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 2019 Apr 24. pii: S0161-4754(18)30162-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2018.10.004.

Pain catastrophizing and trunk muscle activation during walking in patients with chronic low back pain.

Pakzad M, Fung J, Preuss R. Gait Posture. 2016 Jun

Physical activity level at work and risk of chronic low back pain: A follow-up in the Nord-Trøndelag Health Study.

Heuch I, Heuch I, Hagen K, Zwart JA. PLoS One. 2017 Apr 10;12(4):e0175086. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0175086.

Physiological and Psychological Predictors of Short-Term Disability in Workers with a History of Low Back Pain: A Longitudinal Study.

Dubois JD, Cantin V, Piché M, Descarreaux M. PLoS One. 2016 Oct 26;11(10):e0165478. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0165478.

Predicting transition from acute to chronic low back pain with quantitative sensory tests-A prospective cohort study in the primary care setting.

Müller M, Curatolo M, Limacher A, Neziri AY, Treichel F, Battaglia M, Arendt-Nielsen L, Jüni P. Eur J Pain. 2018 Dec 28. doi: 10.1002/ejp.1356.

Predictive Validity of the STarT Back Tool for Risk of Persistent Disabling Back Pain in a U.S. Primary Care Setting.

Suri P, Delaney K, Rundell SD, Cherkin DC. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2018 Aug;99(8):1533-1539.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2018.02.016.

Recurrence of low back pain is common: a prospective inception cohort study.

da Silva T, Mills K, Brown BT, Pocovi N, de Campos T, Maher C, Hancock MJ. J Physiother. 2019 Jun 14. pii: S1836-9553(19)30059-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jphys.2019.04.010.

Relating the Diers formetric measurements with the subjective severity of acute and chronic low back pain

Roman I, Luyten M, Croonenborghs H, Lason G, Peeters L, Byttebier G, Comhaire F. Med Hypotheses. 2019 Dec;133:109390. doi: 10.1016/j.mehy.2019.109390.

Relationships between muscular impairments, pain, and disability in patients with chronic nonspecific low back pain: a cross sectional study.

Bozorgmehr A, Zahednejad S, Salehi R, Ansar NN, Abbasi S, Mohsenifar H, Villafañe JH. J Exerc Rehabil. 2018 Dec 27;14(6):1041-1047. doi: 10.12965/jer.1836374.187.

Relationships between muscular impairments, pain, and disability in patients with chronic nonspecific low back pain: a cross sectional study.

Bozorgmehr A, Zahednejad S, Salehi R, Ansar NN, Abbasi S, Mohsenifar H, Villafañe JH. J Exerc Rehabil. 2018 Dec 27;14(6):1041-1047. doi: 10.12965/jer.1836374.187.

Risk of Recurrence of Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review.

da Silva T, Mills K, Brown BT, Herbert RD, Maher CG, Hancock MJ. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2017 May;47(5):305-313. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2017.7415.

Risk of Recurrence of Low Back Pain: A Systematic Review.

da Silva TM, Mills K, Brown BT, Herbert RD, Maher CG, Hancock MJ. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2017 Mar 29:1-27. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2017.7415.

Sagittal spino-pelvic alignment in chronic low back pain

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3175927/?tool=pmcentrez

Screening Tools to Predict the Development of Chronic Low Back Pain: An Integrative Review of the Literature.

Pauli J, Starkweather A, Robins JL. Pain Med. 2018 Oct 10. doi: 10.1093/pm/pny178.

Structure-Specific Movement Patterns in Patients With Chronic Low Back Dysfunction Using Lumbar Combined Movement Examination

Aubrey P. Monie, Roger I. Price, Christopher R.P. Lind, Kevin P. Singer JMPT April 13, 2017 DOI: 10.1016/j.jmpt.2017.02.011

The longitudinal relationships between pain severity and disability versus health-related quality of life and costs among chronic low back pain patients.

Mutubuki EN, Beljon Y, Maas ET, Huygen FJPM, Ostelo RWJG, van Tulder MW, van Dongen JM. Qual Life Res. 2019 Sep 17. doi: 10.1007/s11136-019-02302-w.

The Need for Multidimensional Stratification of Chronic Low Back Pain (LBP).

Rampersaud YR, Bidos A, Fanti C, Perruccio AV. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2017 May 22. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000002237.

The Relationship Between Endplate Pathology and Patient-Reported Symptoms for Chronic Low Back Pain Depends on Lumbar Paraspinal Muscle Quality.

Bailey JF, Fields AJ, Ballatori A, Cohen D, Jain D, Coughlin D, O’Neill C, McCormick Z, Han M, Krug R, Demir-Deviren S, Lotz JC. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2019 Mar 6. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0000000000003035.

The relationships between low back pain and lumbar lordosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Chun SW, Lim CY, Kim K, Hwang J, Chung SG. Spine J. 2017 May 2. pii: S1529-9430(17)30191-2. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2017.04.034.

Transitioning from Acute to Chronic Pain: An Examination of Different Trajectories of Low-Back Pain.

Gatchel RJ, Bevers K, Licciardone JC, Su J, Du Y, Brotto M. Healthcare (Basel). 2018 May 17;6(2). pii: E48. doi: 10.3390/healthcare6020048.

Trunk Muscle Characteristics of the Multifidi, Erector Spinae, Psoas, and Quadratus Lumborum in Older Adults With and Without Chronic Low Back Pain.

Sions JM, Elliott JM, Pohlig RT, Hicks GE. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2017 Mar;47(3):173-179. doi: 10.2519/jospt.2017.7002.

Trunk muscles strength and endurance in chronic low back pain patients with and without clinical instability.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22684204

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