Acıbadem Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi 2014 , Vol 5, Issue 1
Low Back Pain In Children and Adolescents; Approach Diagnosis and Treatment
Vuslat Sema Önal1, Halil Can Gemalmaz2
1Acıbadem Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul, Türkiye
2Acıbadem Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul, Türkiye
Low back pain is a frequent complaint in children and adolescents. The age, life style, onset of the complaints and duration involve critical hints for diagnosis. Only by taking all of these factors in to consideration, it is possible to come up with the correct diagnosis. Childhood low back pain can usually be treated by effective conservative methods. Keywords : low back pain, children, adolescent