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  1. Back pain during orthotic treatment of idiopathic scoliosis.

    Article - En anglais

    The incidence and etiology of back pain during orthotic management of idiopathic scoliosis was determined for 303 patients treated from 1980 through 1990 for a minimum of 1 year.

    All patients denied back pain before orthotic prescription.

    Thirty-four (11%) patients reported back pain after institution of brace treatment.

    A family history of scoliosis (p=0.014) and vigorous sports activities (p<0.001) were correlated with pain.

    Seventeen of 34 patients with pain showed>10° of curve progression during bracing, whereas 67 of 269 patients without pain progressed (p=0.002).

    Four patients with pain and 11 without were eventually found to have an underlying pathology (spondylolysis/listhesis).

    No other underlying pathologies were found.

    Night pain or a left thoracic curve pattern were not correlated with a serious underlying etiology.

    Back pain occurring after institution of brace treatment for idiopathic scoliosis is often associated with curve progression and is poorly correlated with a serious underlying pathology.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Scoliose, Idiopathique, Adolescent, Homme, Corset, Traitement, Complication, Epidémiologie, Incidence, Symptomatologie, Lombalgie, Rachis, Douleur, Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie, Rachis pathologie, Déformation, Traitement orthopédique, Rachialgie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Scoliosis, Idiopathic, Adolescent, Human, Orthopedic brace, Treatment, Complication, Epidemiology, Incidence, Symptomatology, Low back pain, Spine, Pain, Diseases of the osteoarticular system, Spine disease, Deformation, Orthopedic treatment, Rachialgia

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0172139

    Code Inist : 002B26H. Création : 16/11/1999.