Burden of Chronic Low Back Pain in the Turkish Population


Icagasioglu A. , YUMUSAKHUYLU Y. , Ketenci A., Toraman N. F. , Kaymak Karatas G., Kuru O., et al.

TURKIYE FIZIKSEL TIP VE REHABILITASYON DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, cilt.61, ss.58-64, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 61 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5152/tftrd.2015.23921
  • Dergi Adı: TURKIYE FIZIKSEL TIP VE REHABILITASYON DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.58-64

Özet

Objective: Chronic low back pain (CLBP) is a great economic burden to the society mainly in terms of the large number of the lost work days and disability, and it appears to be growing. The economic burden of LBP in Turkey is not known. This study aims to analyze the health care resource use, work and productivity loss, and health-related economics of CLBP in Turkey.