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“I stay in bed, sometimes all day.” A qualitative study exploring lived experiences of persons with disabling low back pain

May 14, 2020

Aim: To explore the lived experiences of persons with low back pain (LBP) and disability within the context of the International Classification of Function, Disability and Health (ICF) framework. Methods: Qualitative study using focus group methodology. We stratified LBP patients into two low (n=9) and one high disability (n=3) groups. Transcriptbased thematic analysis was conducted

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The physical and psychological impact of neurogenic claudication: the patients’ perspectives

March 15, 2017

Background: The patient perspective regarding the impact of neurogenic claudication (NC) has not been well studied. The objectives of this study were to determine what is most bothersome among patients with NC and how it impacts their lives and expectations with surgical and non-surgical treatment. Methods: Semi-structured telephone interviews were conducted, audio recorded and transcribed

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