Purpose: Identify signs and symptoms indicative of lumbar spinal stenosis.

Rule:

1. Bilateral symptoms
2. Leg pain > back pain
3. Pain during walking/standing
4. Pain relief upon sitting
5. > 48 years old

Interpretation:

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Research:

1. Cook C, Brown C, Michael K, Isaacs R, Howes C, Richardson W, Roman M, Hegedus E. The clinical value of a cluster of patient history and observational findings as a diagnostic support tool for lumbar spine stenosis. Physiother Res Int. 2011; 16(3): 170-8.

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