Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Pain Research and Treatment
Volume 2011, Article ID 340629, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/340629
Clinical Study

Prevalence, Spinal Alignment, and Mobility of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis with or without Chronic Low Back Pain: A Community-Dwelling Study

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Akita University Graduate School of Medicine, 1-1-1 Hondo, Akita 010-8543, Japan

Received 31 January 2011; Accepted 8 March 2011

Academic Editor: Yasuchika Aoki

Copyright © 2011 Naohisa Miyakoshi et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. R. P. Jackson and A. C. McManus, “Radiographic analysis of sagittal plane alignment and balance in standing volunteers and patients with low back pain matched for age, sex, and size: a prospective controlled clinical study,” Spine, vol. 19, no. 14, pp. 1611–1618, 1994. View at Google Scholar
  2. C. Tüzün, I. Yorulmaz, A. Cindaş, and S. Vatan, “Low back pain and posture,” Clinical Rheumatology, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 308–312, 1999. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. P. R. Croft, G. J. Macfarlane, A. C. Papageorgiou, E. Thomas, and A. J. Silman, “Outcome of low back pain in general practice: a prospective study,” British Medical Journal, vol. 316, no. 7141, pp. 1356–1359, 1998. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. H. J. M. Van Den Hoogen, B. W. Koes, W. Devillé, J. T. M. Van Eijk, and L. M. Bouter, “The prognosis of low back pain in general practice,” Spine, vol. 22, no. 13, pp. 1515–1521, 1997. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. R. A. Deyo and J. E. Bass, “Lifestyle and low-back pain. The influence of smoking and obesity,” Spine, vol. 14, no. 5, pp. 501–506, 1989. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. M. A. Ciol, R. A. Deyo, E. Howell, and S. Kreif, “An assessment of surgery for spinal stenosis: time trends, geographic variations, complications, and reoperations,” Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, vol. 44, no. 3, pp. 285–290, 1996. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. H. Davis and R. B. Keller, “Increasing rates of cervical and lumbar spine surgery in the United States, 1979–1990,” Spine, vol. 19, no. 10, pp. 1117–1124, 1994. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. M. T. Vogt, P. M. Cawthon, J. D. Kang, W. F. Donaldson, J. A. Cauley, and M. C. Nevitt, “Prevalence of symptoms of cervical and lumbar stenosis among participants in the osteoporotic fractures in men study,” Spine, vol. 31, no. 13, pp. 1445–1451, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed
  9. M. Djurasovic and S. D. Glassman, “Correlation of radiographic and clinical findings in spinal deformities,” Neurosurgery Clinics of North America, vol. 18, no. 2, pp. 223–227, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  10. S. D. Glassman, K. Bridwell, J. R. Dimar, W. Horton, S. Berven, and F. Schwab, “The impact of positive sagittal balance in adult spinal deformity,” Spine, vol. 30, no. 18, pp. 2024–2029, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. S. I. Konno, S. I. Kikuchi, Y. Tanaka et al., “A diagnostic support tool for lumbar spinal stenosis: a self-administered, self-reported history questionnaire,” BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders, vol. 8, article 102, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed
  12. C. H. Kang, M. J. Shin, S. M. Kim, S. H. Lee, and C. S. Lee, “MRI of paraspinal muscles in lumbar degenerative kyphosis patients and control patients with chronic low back pain,” Clinical Radiology, vol. 62, no. 5, pp. 479–486, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  13. N. Miyakoshi, Y. Shimada, Y. Kasukawa, H. Saito, H. Kodama, and E. Itoi, “Total dorsal ramus block for the treatment of chronic low back pain: a preliminary study,” Joint Bone Spine, vol. 74, no. 3, pp. 270–274, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  14. N. Miyakoshi, M. Hongo, S. Maekawa et al., “Factors related to spinal mobility in patients with postmenopausal osteoporosis,” Osteoporosis International, vol. 16, no. 12, pp. 1871–1874, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  15. R. B. Post and V. J. M. Leferink, “Spinal mobility: sagittal range of motion measured with the SpinalMouse, a new non-invasive device,” Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, vol. 124, no. 3, pp. 187–192, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  16. Y. Kasukawa, N. Miyakoshi, M. Hongo et al., “Relationships between falls, spinal curvature, spinal mobility and back extensor strength in elderly people,” Journal of Bone and Mineral Metabolism, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 82–87, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  17. A. F. Mannion, K. Knecht, G. Balaban, J. Dvorak, and D. Grob, “A new skin-surface device for measuring the curvature and global and segmental ranges of motion of the spine: reliability of measurements and comparison with data reviewed from the literature,” European Spine Journal, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 122–136, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  18. N. Miyakoshi, M. Hongo, T. Tani, S. Maekawa, Y. Shimada, and E. Itoi, “Relationship between spinal mobility and quality of life in patients with osteoporosis,” Osteoporosis Japan, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 143–146, 2004 (Japanese). View at Google Scholar
  19. T. Amundsen, H. Weber, F. Lilleås, H. J. Nordal, M. Abdelnoor, and B. Magnaes, “Lumbar spinal stenosis: clinical and radiologic features,” Spine, vol. 20, no. 10, pp. 1178–1186, 1995. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. T. Amundsen, H. Weber, H. J. Nordal, B. Magnaes, M. Abdelnoor, and F. Lilleâs, “Lumbar spinal stenosis: conservative or surgical management? A prospective 10-year study,” Spine, vol. 25, no. 11, pp. 1424–1436, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  21. C. Barrey, J. Jund, O. Noseda, and P. Roussouly, “Sagittal balance of the pelvis-spine complex and lumbar degenerative diseases. A comparative study about 85 cases,” European Spine Journal, vol. 16, no. 9, pp. 1459–1467, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  22. P. Korovessis, M. Stamatakis, and A. Baikousis, “Segmental roentgenographic analysis of vertebral inclination on sagittal plane in asymptomatic versus chronic low back pain patients,” Journal of Spinal Disorders, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 131–137, 1999. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  23. Y. Takemitsu, Y. Harada, T. Iwahara, M. Miyamoto, and Y. Miyatake, “Lumbar degenerative kyphosis. Clinical, radiological and epidemiological studies,” Spine, vol. 13, no. 11, pp. 1317–1326, 1988. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  24. N. Miyakoshi, M. Hongo, S. Maekawa, Y. Ishikawa, Y. Shimada, and E. Itoi, “Back extensor strength and lumbar spinal mobility are predictors of quality of life in patients with postmenopausal osteoporosis,” Osteoporosis International, vol. 18, no. 10, pp. 1397–1403, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus