This monograph tackles the highly prevalent orthopaedic complaint of low back pain. Providing a comprehensive discussion from recognized leaders in the field, you will gain a better understanding of the lumbar spine anatomy, as well as the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and clinical evaluation of low back pain. Nonsurgical and surgical management techniques are explored, including fusion and new alternatives to fusion.

Low Back Pain (Monograph Series (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons))