MRI Study Finds LF Thickening Not Caused by Age-related Spinal Degeneration

ligamentum flavum, posterior stability, facets

An MRI study of 162 patients with lower back pain (LBP) and/or leg pain (LP) measured and analyzed the thickness of the ligamentum flavum (LF) at different levels of the lumbar spine and concluded that, though the LF thickness increased with the age of the patient, there was no apparent correlation between a decrease in […]