Classification of Sagittal Thoraco-Lumbo-Pelvic Alignment of the Adolescent Spine in Standing and Its Relationship to Low Back Pain.

Smith Anne, O'Sullivan Peter, Straker Leon.

From a a classification of subjects according to sagittal spinal alignment in standing, this study evaluates the correlation between kyphoscoliosis and LBP. It concludes that more neutral thoraco-lumbo-pelvic postures are associated with less back pain.

Spine. 33(19):2101-2107, 01/09/2008.

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