Low back pain is always specific
Non-speciﬁc low back pain is deﬁned as low back pain not attributable to a recognizable, known speciﬁc pathology.
This is of course impossible because all low back pain has a cause, indeed not always a known pathology but definitely always a cause, functional or structural.
Many patients with low back pain are too often “diagnosed” as non-specific because the therapist doesn’t find the cause.
In these cases, a non-specific treatment is given, hoping that it works.
In my book on treating patients with low back pain there is a clear strategy to determine the cause of the low back pain in all its aspects with each time an appropriate individualized treatment goal and treatment.
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