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Tanishima, Shinji Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Sensory of Motor Organs, School of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University Researchers DB
Hagino, Hiroshi Department of Fundamental Nursing, School of Health Science, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University Researchers DB KAKEN
Matsumoto, Hiromi Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation, Kawasaki University of Medical Welfare
Tanimura, Chika Department of Adult and Elderly Nursing, School of Health Science, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University Researchers DB KAKEN
Nagashima, Hideki Division of Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Sensory of Motor Organs, School of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University Researchers DB KAKEN
bone mineral density
low back pain
Background: Several factors, particularly osteoporosis, obesity, and a lack of exercise, contribute to low back pain (LBP). This observational longitudinal cohort study to identify the risk factors for worsening low back pain. Methods: We sent a self-administered questionnaire and a consent form for this study to 1,450 subjects aged > 40 years in Hino, Japan. Baseline assessments of 273 individuals undergoing medical check-ups were conducted from 2014 to 2016. The subjects were divided into Group A (no change or improvement in LBP) and Group B (worsening LBP). LBP was assessed using a visual analog scale; body mass index (BMI), bone mineral density, skeletal muscle index (SMI), standing posture, and habitual exercise frequency were also evaluated. We defined, habitual exercise as nontherapeutic exercise (e.g. swimming, walking, physical exercise and work out). Results: Overall, 81.2% subjects performed habitual exercise in Group A, a greater number of subjects than the 40.8% in Group B. BMI, SMI, and bone mineral density (BMD) were not significantly different between the two groups. Lack of exercise was a significant risk factor for worsening of LBP. On the other hand, the lack of osteoporosis treatment was significantly different between subjects with worsening LBP despite habitual exercise and those who did not perform habitual exercise. Conclusion: Although habitual exercise is useful to prevent LBP, it may not necessarily be useful for those with a lack of osteoporosis treatment. Although exercise is typically posited to prevent LBP, it may not be effective in preventing LBP associated with osteoporosis.
Tottori University Medical Press
Yonago Acta Medica
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Yonago Acta Medica
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Tanishima Shinji, Hagino Hiroshi, Matsumoto Hiromi, et al. The Risk Factor of Worsening Low Back Pain in Older Adults Living in a Local Area of Japan: The GAINA Study. 2020, 63(4). 319-325. doi:10.33160/yam.2020.11.017
Faculty of Medicine/Graduate School of Medical Sciences/University Hospital