Verbrugghe J, Agten A, Stevens S, Hansen D, Demoulin C, Eijnde BO, Vandenabeele F, Timmermans A. Exercise intensity matters in chronic nonspecific low back pain rehabilitation. MSSE. 2020; 51(12):2434–42.

Globally, chronic lower back pain (LBP) is the leading musculoskeletal disorder in men and women of all ages (1), and people with a lower back disability have it longer, on average, than any other disability (2). LBP is the most common cause for workplace absenteeism and burdens many health care systems (2). Only a small percentage of chronic LBP cases are caused by a specific disease or condition (1). Most clinical cases are classified as chronic nonspecific LBP (CNLBP), defined as LBP for ≥3 months with no clear pathoanatomical cause (1). Chronic nonspecific LBP is chiefly associated with pain at rest and during activities of daily living and can contribute to...

You do not currently have access to this content.