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Table 9 Prevalence (%) of segments exceeding criterial suggested by White & Panjabi (1990)

From: Lumbar segmental mobility disorders: comparison of two methods of defining abnormal displacement kinematics in a cohort of patients with non-specific mechanical low back pain

  Rotation Translation
  LSI LSI
L2 – 3 7 1.8
L3 – 4 9.2 1.7
L4 – 5 1.7 2.6
L5 – S1 0 2.6
Any level 15.0 7.5
  1. Notes: LSI = lumbar segmental instability.