1. Does Diabetes Mellitus Affect Lumbar Paraspinal Muscle Morphometry?

John Mangan; James McKenzie; Scott Wagner; Arjun Sebastian; David Casper; Christopher Kepler

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 March 2019

  Background: Changes in paraspinal muscle cross-sectional surface area (CSA) have been shown to occur in patients with chronic and acute low back pain. Numerous factors can affect muscle density; however, the relationship between metabolic disease, such as type II diabetes mellitus (DM) and lumbar paraspinal ...  Read More