lombalgies subaigues

English translation: subacute lumbago

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French term or phrase:lombalgies subaigues
English translation:subacute lumbago
Entered by: sarahl (X)

17:45 Dec 30, 2003
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
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French term or phrase: lombalgies subaigues
The phrase appears in the title of a medical abstract, but probably anyone would know what it is. It's probably something like chronic back pain. The title is: Comparaison de la tolerance des traitements et de la satisfaction des patients traites par l'association tramadol-paracetamol et du tramadol seul pour lombalgies subaigues.
Mary-Ellen Marx
subacute lumbago
Explanation:
this would be the proper medical term.
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5 +2subacute low back pain
Elena Sgarbo (X)
5subacute lumbago
sarahl (X)


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subacute low back pain


Explanation:
While the word "lumbalgia" (lumbar pain) does exist, it's much more commonly called "low back pain".

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Elena


Evaluation of a specific home exercise program for **low back pain**.

Descarreaux M, Normand MC, Laurencelle L, Dugas C.

BACKGROUND: The prescription of exercise as a conservative treatment for lumbar pain is frequent and seems effective for the chronic cases of nonspecific **low back pain**...


Preyde M. Effectiveness of massage therapy for **subacute low-back pain**: a randomized controlled trial.
CMAJ. 2000 Jun 27;162(13):1815-20.


Elena Sgarbo (X)
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agree  Martinique: .
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agree  cjohnstone
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subacute lumbago


Explanation:
this would be the proper medical term.

sarahl (X)
Local time: 19:41
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 1306
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neutral  Elena Sgarbo (X): "Lumbago" is a rather colloquial term... in medical abstracts we write "low back pain" :-)
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  -> that's the word my medical dictionaries use.
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