EFFECTIVENESS OF BACK SCHOOL EXERCISES IN NON SPECIFIC LOW BACK PAIN

Authors: Shete Dhiraj Ravindra, Khatri Subhash M.
Int J Clin and Biomed Res 2016;2(3):5-7.
 
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ABSTRACT

Background: Worldwide, 65–80% of the population experience low back pain at some stage of their lives. The most common cause of disability is related to the musculoskeletal system; particularly low back pain and spinal disorders. It is convenient to classify low back pain into two group’s i.e. specific and nonspecific low back pain. Aim: To study effectiveness of back school exercises in nonspecific low back pain. Methods: A sample size of 50 between age group of 20 – 60 years was selected. Pre intervention VAS and RMDQ score was noted with back school intervention for four weeks followed by post intervention VAS and RMDQ score. Results: After back school intervention the VAS score for pain intensity was reduced at rest and on activity, the RMDQ scores was also reduced significantly, it shows the low back pain disabilities was reduced in all age groups. Conclusion: From the study it is concluded that the back school exercises are effective in nonspecific low back pain. The back school interventions can improve workability of patient.

KEYWORDS: Nonspecific-low-back-pain (NSLBP), Back-School-Exercises, Roland-Morris-low-back-pain-disability-questionnaire.




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