International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Mechanics Science | India | Volume 3 Issue 8, August 2014

The Effect of Extension Based Treatment Technique in McKenzies Derangement Syndrome on Recruitment of Multifidus and Endurance of Back Extensor Muscles

Ajit Dabholkar [2] | Linda Raphy

Abstract: The McKenzie method is a good active therapy option that includes both exercises and education for the treatment of patients with CLBP Methodology: 22 subjects with CLBP underwent McKenzie extension exercises for CLBP. Intervention program was carried out for 2 weeks, 8 sessions. Outcome measures evaluated were Rolland-Morris Low Back Pain and Disability Questionnaire, Modified Oswestry Low Back Pain Questionnaire, to test for endurance and recruitment of mutifidus was assessed. Conclusions: Extension based treatment program in McKenzie's derangement syndrome improves the recruitment of multifidus on the affected side, improves the endurance of back extensor muscles and reduced disability.

Keywords: Chronic low back pain, derangement syndrome, McKenzie extension exercises, multifidus, endurance

Edition: Volume 3 Issue 8, August 2014,

Pages: 450 - 453

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