Worldwide, back pain is the single leading cause of disability, with as much as 80% of the population experiencing this condition at some point in their lives. Although lumbar muscle strains and sprains are typically the cause of common back pain, sometimes the cause is related to the spine itself. Ankylosing spondylitis, cervical spondylosis, kyphosis, and other related conditions may result in significant discomfort and require different measures for diagnosis and treatment. Are you familiar with various causes of spine pain, as well as best practices for workup and management? Refresh and test your knowledge with this short quiz.
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Cite this: Herbert S. Diamond. Fast Five Quiz: Spine Pain - Medscape - May 16, 2019.