Observational study to correlate BMI with low back pain in young adults

  • Dr. Madhukrishna Reddy Dandolu Department of Orthopaedics, DBR & SK Super Specialty Hospital, Tirupati, India.
  • Dr. Praneeth Jagarlamudi Department of Orthopaedics, DBR & SK Super Specialty Hospital, Tirupati, India
Keywords: Low back pain, Body mass index, Obesity


Introduction: Low back pain is a common condition comprising a major health problem worldwide& will eventually affect almost everyone in life, men and women equally. In the present generation Overweight and obesity a major health hazard and predisposing to major non communicable disease. Young adults between 20-30yrs presenting with low back ache were taken and measured BMI with standard method.

Results:In our the study correlation of low back pain in relation to the duration and BMI was analyzed, in which we observed as the BMI increases the duration of LBA also increases.

Conclusion: our study the strong association of body mass index in relationship with development of low back ache in young adults of both genders is greatly implicated.


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Observational study to correlate BMI with low back pain in young adults
DOI: 10.17511/ijoso.2019.i02.06
Published: 2019-06-30
How to Cite
Reddy Dandolu, M., & Jagarlamudi, P. (2019). Observational study to correlate BMI with low back pain in young adults. Surgical Review: International Journal of Surgery, Trauma and Orthopedics, 5(2), 100-104. https://doi.org/10.17511/ijoso.2019.i02.06
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