CLBP

AcronymDefinition
CLBPChronic Low Back Pain
CLBPColor Laser Beam Printer (Canon)
CLBPContact Lenses by Post (Dolland & Aitchison UK)
CLBPCardiotoxin-Like Basic Protein
CLBPChicagoland Badminton Players (Chicago, IL)
cLBPCytosolic Lipid Binding Protein (gene structure)
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People with CLBP usually have a greatly reduced quality of life and score significantly higher on scales for pain, disability, depression, anxiety and sleep disorders.
This poor understanding of pain and limited ROM leaves spinal patients and clinicians in a precarious position since it is well established patients with CLBP display all three of these elements of limited ROM, high levels of pain and decreased function (Angst et al 2006, Louw et al 2011, Moseley 2004b).
People with debilitating CLBP usually have a greatly reduced quality of life and score significantly higher on scales for pain, disability, depression, anxiety and sleep disorders.
However, little research involving CLBP patients includes an investigation of all three levels of biopsychosocial functioning.
Although several studies have suggested the involvement of central mechanisms in lowering pain pressure threshold (PPT) in musculoskeletal disorders, such as CLBP (13-15), the way by which the neuronal mechanisms cause widespread pain and hypersensitivity in patients with CLBP remains controversial.
For 2013] we expect to absorb the impact of both the Medicare CLBP decision and the new medical device excise tax and still deliver growth in adjusted EBITDA that is at least as high as our revenue growth.
To manage a CLBP patient it is important to know the cause of the negative vicious circle in every single case and the clinician should work on the cognitive and behavioural factors that are responsible in maintaining this situation, through alterations in the patterns of movement of the spine.
In a recent study, the same author reported that rectus abdominis muscle activation pattern was changed in some positions on a force plate in patients with CLBP (6).
Active treatment programs including cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and general physical activity have been found to have a beneficial effect in patients with CLBP and appear at least in part to work through reducing levels of catastrophisation (Smeets et al 2006).
For the study, researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center recruited adults with CLBP from two community health centers that serve racially diverse, low-income neighbourhoods of Boston.
As it relates specifically to the first quarter of 2013, we expect total company revenue growth rates to continue to be somewhat muted by the impact of the Medicare CLBP decision and the anniversary dates of certain new products launched in 2012.
The FDA approval is for the planned ReActiv8-B trial, an international, multi-centre, prospective randomized sham- controlled trial designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of ReActiv8 for the treatment of adults with CLBP and no prior back surgery.