[Mobilizing or stabilizing exercise in degenerative disk disease in the lumbar region?].

@article{Lie1999MobilizingOS,
  title={[Mobilizing or stabilizing exercise in degenerative disk disease in the lumbar region?].},
  author={Hans Lie and Steven Frey},
  journal={Tidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening : tidsskrift for praktisk medicin, ny raekke},
  year={1999},
  volume={119 14},
  pages={2051-3}
}
Degenerative disc disease may affect younger and middle-aged people with a kind of premature disc degeneration. The majority of these low back pain patients are not candidates for a spinal fusion and are in need of a structured conservative treatment. In a controlled clinical trial, 27 low back pain patients (mean age 40 years, range 25-48) with a mean duration of symptoms of 7.4 years, were randomized to mobilizing (n = 12) or stabilizing (n = 15) daily half hour exercise for an eight weeks… CONTINUE READING