International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 12 Issue 9, September 2023 | Rating: 5.1 / 10


Effectiveness of Flexion based Core Strengthening Exercises on Patients with Lumbar Canal Stenosis: A Series of Case Report

Dr. Shivani Sharma | Dr. Rashmikant Shah | Dr. Heli Shah


Abstract: Background: Research has shown that a form of core stability is an effective intervention in the reduction of nonspecific lower back pain. However, there is limited exploration examining the effects of the core strengthening- specifically on cases lumbar canal stenosis. The purpose of this study was to estimate the effect of core strengthening exercises on pain, core strength and quality of life in a patient with lumbar canal stenosis. Methodology: We performed flexion-based exercises on patients with lumbar canal stenosis,and collected data pre and post treatment. Pre and post treatment outcome measures were taken using NPRS, Treadmill Test, Modified oswerthey index and Zurich claudication scale. Results: There is significant improvement in reduction of pain, core strength and quality of life in a patient with lumbar canal stenosis. Conclusion: flexion-based core strengthening exercises brings pain levels down and improves patients? quality of life and symptoms.


Keywords: Back pain, Core stability, Core strengthening, Lumbar canal stenosis


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 9, September 2023,


Pages: 517 - 521


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