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Sensorimotor assessment in low back pain

Sensorimotor deficits may contribute to low back pain, and can be assessed using two-point discrimination and movement control tests. However, the reliability of instruments and tests used in these assessments is mixed. Authors Ehrenbrusthoff et al warn that data should be interpreted cautiously.

The full paper is available at https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2468781218300535

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