Lokesh R, Senthil SELVAM P, M S Sundaram, Reshma
Abstract: Low back pain is common problem that affect the public health.Low back pain can be avoided by maintenance of good posture and good transferring technique using foot wear. This study aim’s to know about the effect of stretching and strengthening on Low Back Pain among high heels using young females. To reduce Low back pain and also calf muscle tightness, improve the calf flexibility and strengthen the abdominal muscle. Materials and methods: A comparative experimental study was conducted at School Of Physiotherapy VISTAS. 30 participants were selected based on inclusion criteria using convenient sampling method were divided into two groups Group A – Stretching (Experimental group) & Group B – Strengthening (Experimental group), both groups 4weeks of intervention period. Result: The result showing that there was a significant improvement in both groups p<0.05.Conclusion: The results were showing although both groups were showing significant improvement, but when comparing both groups statically Group B is effective than Group A.
Keywords: Low back pain, High heels, Stretching Exercises, Strengthening Exercises