Abstract:Chronic non-specific back pain (CNBP) is the most common pathology of the musculoskeletal system, affecting from 10 to 60% of the adult population in the world, causing severe suffering, disability and a significant deterioration in the quality of life. Osteoarthritis (OA) should be considered as one of the main reasons of the development of CNBP – inflammatory and degenerative changes in the facet and sacroiliac joints, as well as the spinal column itself (in particular, osteitis of the Modic 1 type). Spinal … Show more
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