Which of the following is true of the spine?

Which of the following is true of the spine?

a) Back pain is an uncommon complaint

b) Schober’s test is designed to quantify the flexion of the lumbar spine

c) Ankylosing spondylitis is a cause of hypermobility of the spine

d) Pregnancy is a cause of loss of lordosis of the lumbar spine

Correct answer:

b) Schobers test is designed to quantify the flexion of the lumbar spine

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Back pain is common and is one of the major reasons for sick leave in the employed. Ankylosing spondylitis causes decreased mobility of the spine. Pregnancy increases the lordosis of the lumbar spine.