Low Back Pain in Reproductive Female: Assessment of Hormonal and Reproductive Factors
Introduction: Low back pain related disability and work absence accounts for high economical costs in modern society. A prevalence of 28-80% has been found with increase of prevalence with age and female preponderance
Methods: The present study was conducted on 250 non pregnant women complaining of low back pain attending Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Adani Institute of Medical Science, Bhuj, Gujrat
Results: Low back pain was associated with high BMI, high waist circumference, more number of children, irregular and prolonged duration of menstruation, young maternal age at first birth and with history of abortion.
Conclusion: Hormonal and reproductive factors are associated with low back pain
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